In the Forensic Science (Hons) course at Keele University , you will be taught by a range of academics and forensic professionals using state-of-the-art facilities in our modern laboratories using industry standard equipment. We have a dedicated Crime Scene House that allows you to put the theory into practise. Forensic Science at Keele is ranked 1st in the UK by the Complete University Guide.
Studying this course will allow you to cover the entire forensic process from the collection of evidence at the crime scene to its presentation in court. You will cover key forensic areas such as genetics, anthropology, toxicology, ballistics and arson, alongside newer fields such as digital forensics. You will also develop your analytical science skills, so that you are able to analyse any piece of evidence you should encounter. This is complemented by additional emphasis on professional practice and an understanding of the roles of the crime scene investigator and the forensic scientist as an expert witness in the court.
Jobs that a graduate of this course could go on to do:
- Forensic Scientist
- Scene of Crime Officer
- Scientific Laboratory Technician
- Analytical Chemist
- Trading Standards Officer
- Secondary Teacher
- Police Officer
- Prison Offier
- Environmental Health Officer
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- Forensic Genetics
- Spectroscopy and Advanced Analysis
- Counterfeits, Fakes and Forgeries
- Forensic Anthropology and Taphonomy
- Criminalistic Methods
- Drugs of Abuse
- Digital Forensics
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- 36 months
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DisciplinesForensic Science Criminology Genetics View 207 other Bachelors in Forensic Science in United Kingdom
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
A Level Requirements
- A Level requirement BBC
- A level Chemistry or Biology at grade B or above.
- Maths at C (or 4)
- English Language or English Literature at C (or 4)
- BTEC requirements DDM
- 30 points to include Higher Level Chemistry or Biology at 6 or above.
Access to HE Diploma Requirements
- Obtain Access to Higher Education Diploma with 112 UCAS Tariff points including a minimum of 15 Level 3 credits at Distinction.
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International17900 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 17900 GBP per year during 36 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.
Living costs for Keele
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
The following scholarships may be targeted at specific countries, subjects and talent areas. In some cases you may be required to make an independent application, for others the scholarship will be awarded automatically.
- KEELE INTERNATIONAL EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIP (UG)
£2,500 per year for students exceeding published entry requirements.
- DEVELOPING COUNTRIES SCHOLARSHIP (UG)
£1,000 per year for students who are nationals of the least developed, low and lower middle income countries (as defined by the World Bank).
- US FEDERAL STUDENT LOANS
Keele University is certified to award Federal Stafford and PLUS loans. Federal Direct Loans are provided by the US government.
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Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.