Forensic and Analytical Chemistry at University of Strathclyde - UCAS

Course summary

Develop specialist knowledge and practical skills in forensic science and analytical chemistry. Why Forensic & Analytical Chemistry at Strathclyde? Ranked 2nd in the UK for Forensic Science (Complete University Guide 2023) Ranked 6th in the UK for Chemistry (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023). 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

Professional bodies

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.






Northern Ireland

Republic of Ireland

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Scotland £1820* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
EU £25250 Year 1
International £25250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Undergraduate students who live in Scotland will usually have their tuition fees paid by the Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS). If you have previously attended university or college or are not sure about your eligibility, you should contact SAAS to check your eligibility to have your fees paid. SAAS will pay your tuition fees directly to Strathclyde. Most undergraduate students from the rest of the UK (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) will receive a free year of tuition as, assuming no change in Rest of UK fees policy over the period, the total amount payable by undergraduate students will be capped. For students commencing study next session, this is capped at £27,750. Students studying on Integrated Masters degree programmes pay an additional £9,250 for the Masters year with the exception of those undertaking a full-year industrial placement where a separate placement fee will apply. The University of Strathclyde offers a wide range of scholarships and bursaries. For further information, please consult the following page: For further information on tuition fees, additional costs and funding for this programme, please view the "Fees and funding" section on the programme website.
Forensic and Analytical Chemistry at University of Strathclyde - UCAS