Develop specialist knowledge and practical skills in forensic science and analytical chemistry. Why Forensic & Analytical Chemistry at Strathclyde? Ranked 1st in the UK for Forensic Science (Complete University Guide 2022) Ranked 1st in Scotland, 5th in the UK for Chemistry (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022). Unique course in the UK, with dual professional accreditation from the Royal Society of Chemistry and Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences. Undertake a 12-month paid industrial placement. Learn from leading analytical scientists, and forensic scientists actively involved in forensic casework. Develop as an all-round analytical chemist with thorough training in the applications of forensic science. Opportunity to study for a year at a European university or undertake industrial placement abroad. Your Career Graduates have a wide range of employment opportunities including chemistry-oriented careers. Recent graduate job roles include: Analytical scientist Pharmaceutical scientist Environmental scientist Forensic scientist Nanotechnologist Large scale industrial chemist
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Chemistry, Royal Society of
- Forensic Science Society
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
How to apply
This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.
Republic of Ireland
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£22450||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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Pure and Applied Chemistry - UG
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