BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate first year. This is a 2 year course leading to a Higher National Diploma (Foundation Degree) in Applied Science - Forensic Science. You will study subjects ranging from Lab techniques, scientific data handling, anatomy, biochemistry, criminal investigation, forensic psychology, molecular biology and genetics, forensic evidence toxicology and genetic analysis. Entry Requirements What qualifications will I need? Level 3 qualification in Applied Science or equivalent A-Levels How much will the course cost? HE Fee | £5500 Next Steps BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Applied Science (Biology) or BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Applied Sciences (Forensic Science) On completion, it could lead to the follwing job roles: Technician scientist Laboratory Technician Research Technician Technologist Development Technician Manufacturing Technician Science Technician Quality Support Technician
Unit 1: Fundamentals of Laboratory Techniques Unit 2: Scientific Data Handling Approaches and Techniques (Pearson Set) Unit 3: Regulation and Quality in the Applied Sciences Unit 4: Cell Biology Unit 6: Anatomy and Human Physiology Unit 17: Fundamentals of Biochemistry Unit 21: Criminal Investigation Unit 23: Psychology in the Forensic Setting (Optional) Unit 24: Sampling and Sample Preparation Unit 27: Analysis of Scientific Data and Information Unit 28: Applied Sciences Research Project Unit 30: Molecular Biology and Genetics Unit 33: Analytical Techniques for Forensic Science Unit 34 Forensic Evidence Collection and Preservation Unit 35: Analytical Chemistry Unit 50: Toxicology Unit 59: Genetic Analysis
How to apply
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
GCSE English and Mathematics at Grade C or above or equivalent
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£5550||Year 1|