MSc Forensic Science

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    MSc 1 year full-time

Course Description

Forensic Science is a truly multidisciplinary field that is crucial to the investigation of crime, the analysis of evidential samples and the generation of intelligence in support of the criminal justice sector. Gain advanced skills in practical incident investigation and scene management, and the core scientific skills in analytical chemistry to go on to a range of careers in the judicial systems, the police, or as a scientist or researcher.

Our one-year taught Master’s course in Forensic Science develops an integrated and critical understanding of forensic science and prepares you for a professional role in a range of related areas. Our students go on to important and exciting careers within the criminal or civil judicial system, the police or forensic practice, as well as broader scientific areas and further research.

Entry Requirements

A first or second class honours degree in forensic science or a forensic related subject. Chemical and bioscience related degrees can be considered.

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Student Destinations

All programmes in the School of Chemistry and Forensic Science equip you with the tools you need to conduct research, solve problems, communicate effectively and transfer skills to the workplace, which means our graduates are always in high demand. Our links with industry not only provide you with the opportunity to gain work experience during your degree, but also equip you with the general and specialist skills and knowledge needed to succeed in the workplace.

Typical employment destinations for graduates from our forensic science and chemistry programmes include government agencies, consultancies, emergency services, laboratories, research or academia.

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