Applied Science (Forensic) at London South Bank University - UCAS

Course summary

Forensic science, combining science and the law, is an exciting and rewarding career path to go down, with many different routes and areas of specialisation. Highly skilled, well-trained, and qualified Forensic Scientists and Technicians are constantly sought-after by employers around the globe. This one-year Level 4 qualification in Forensic Science is an advanced, technical qualification co-developed with London South Bank University (LSBU) and employers, delivered in a supportive Technical College environment with contemporary facilities. Gaining this industry-led qualification not only provides you with a direct route to Higher Education, including direct entry to London South Bank University’s second year Forensic Science Bachelor of Science degree, but also equips you with the specialised scientific knowledge and skills needed to fast-track your career progression in Forensic Science and related disciplines such as health sciences.


You will study three core units: • Fundamentals of Laboratory Techniques • Scientific Data Handling Approaches and Techniques • Regulation and Quality in the Applied Sciences And three specialised mandatory units: • Cell Biology • Fundamentals of Biochemistry • Criminal investigation You will also study 2 further specialist units as follows • Anatomy and Human Physiology • Analytical Chemistry

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London South Bank Technical College (LSBTC) Nine Elms
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Qualification requirements

5 GCSE qualifications at grade A*-C or 9-4 (to include Maths and English)

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Applied Science (Forensic) at London South Bank University - UCAS