Applied Forensic Science at City College Plymouth - UCAS

City College Plymouth

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Plymouth

Applied Forensic Science

Course summary

This course will enable you to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to succeed in employment in forensically-based industries or to complete a top-up course at university. Through the study of mandatory core and relevant specialist units, you will cover much of the knowledge, skills and understanding required for successful progression into higher level study or entry into vocationally relevant employment in science laboratories or research centres. Modules covered include:

  • fundamentals of laboratory techniques
  • scientific data handling approaches and techniques
  • regulation and quality in the applied sciences (pearson-set)
  • cell biology
  • fundamentals of biochemistry
  • criminal investigation.


Fundamentals of laboratory techniques Scientific data handling approaches and techniques Regulation and quality in the applied sciences (pearson-set) Cell biology Fundamentals of biochemistry Criminal investigation.

Assessment method

Assessment will be both creative and designed to support and develop you. Examples of the methods of assessment used include: laboratory reports short presentations creating videos or websites to demonstrate your knowledge and understanding timed tests and practical activities group based research work creating scientific posters summarising the latest research an extended research project. You will be assessed on your skills, knowledge and professional development.

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

International applicants will be asked to complete a fee assessment. This allows us to confirm an applicant's nationality, immigration status and residency to correctly assess fee status. Applicant's will be asked to include copies of the relevant pages of their passport, any letters from the Home Office confirming immigration status in the UK and any other relevant documentation (copy of visa stamps, marriage certificate, etc.).

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE grades A* to C (9 – 4) in Maths, Science and English Language

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £7450 Year 1
England £7450 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7450 Year 1
Scotland £7450 Year 1
Wales £7450 Year 1
Channel Islands £7450 Year 1

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 .

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No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

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City College Plymouth
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01752 305786

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Additional information

Whether your exam results didn’t quite go your way, or you are only just deciding you’d like to start a university-level course this September, you can speak to our dedicated HE team by calling 01752 305786 or emailing [email protected].

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Applied Forensic Science at City College Plymouth - UCAS