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Course Overview Our BSc Forensic Science accredited by the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences will enable you to study a unique approach to Forensic Science encompassing not just the criminal aspects of the profession but also the wider remit of science and justice in both the public and private sectors. Designed by industry professionals, you will develop the skills and knowledge highly-valued amongst employers, including the ability to confidently investigate crimes, conduct independent laboratory analysis, process and analyse evidence and prepare statements for court proceedings. Our practical-focused course means you won't just learn the theory, you'll be doing it in hands-on sessions - including investigating complex crime scenes at our mock crime house, through realistic major incidents and applying practical laboratory skills to solving both criminal and commercial investigations determining authenticity and provenance. Why Study at University of Cumbria
- Use the same facilities operated by professionals in the field - including, DNA technology, and the very latest analytical equipment such as Gas Chromatography, High Performance Liquid Chromatography and Raman Spectroscopy
- Forensic Science ranks in the Top 10 Nationally for Student Satisfaction (Complete University Guide 2021)
- Work in new, state-of-the-art specialist laboratories to develop crucial skills for your future as a scientist
- Taught by academic tutors with professional backgrounds in forensics, policing and the criminal justice system, who bring their invaluable, first-hand experience to their teaching
- Our tutors conduct and are involved in national research projects, which will enhance your learning and ensure it is up-to-date
- Small class sizes mean we provide you with personal guidance and support
- Opportunity to work alongside professional organisations, including Cumbria Constabulary and other Criminal Justice bodies, thanks to our close working relationships across the sector
- Work shadow professionals in mirroring processes and procedures used in crime scenes, for invaluable first-hand experience
- Flexible modules so you can carve the course to suit your future career path
- Eligible for Associate Membership of The Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences when you graduate and student membership whilst studying
Year One: Crime Scene Investigation, Chemistry for Forensic Scientists, Biology For Forensic Scientists, Forensic Evidence, Anatomy and Physiology, Laboratory Skills for Forensic Scientists. Year Two: Forensic Chemistry, Forensic Genetics, Science and Justice, Forensic Taphonomy, Commercial Applications of Forensic Science, Exploring Research. Year Three: Dissertation, Miscarriages of Justice, Death Investigation, Criminal and Commercial Investigation, Toxicology, Advanced Genetics.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences
How to apply
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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- Carlisle - Fusehill Street
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
GCSE English, Maths and Science at grade C/4
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|