You'll study crime, develop the skills required for crime scene investigation and the seizure of evidence, learn the forensic science techniques for testing physical evidence from crime scenes in the laboratory, write a witness statement for court and give evidence or oral testimony in a mock court setting.
The Forensic Investigation (Hons) program of the Plymouth Marjon University blends theory with practice in the forms of research and 'real life' case studies.
You'll also examine crime in the context in which it happens in the local, national and international arenas. On campus you'll have access to realistic, simulated environments including a well-equipped forensic laboratory and a crime scene house, in which you'll get authentic experience of collecting and analysing evidence from simulated domestic crime scenes.
What might you become?
Career options include working as a crime scene investigator with police forces, or as a forensic examiner in forensic laboratories, police laboratories, hospital laboratories or government testing departments.
In addition graduates will be equipped for roles in scientific research including university research departments and other public sector services. They may also work for private companies that deal with specialised areas, such as fire investigation and forensic defence work.
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- Scientific Studies
- Crime Scene Investigation
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Forensic Science
- Forensic Trace Analysis
- Forensic Documentation
- 36 months
- 72 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesForensic Science Criminology View 173 other Masters in Forensic Science in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Three A-levels at grades BBC and above to include a Science Subject, preferably Chemistry or Biology. Other sciences are considered.
- Or BTEC triple grades DMM or above in a science subject.
- Or Access 30-42 D/M with min 18D in a science or science related subject. This does not include Social Science or Psychology.
- And GCSE English Language, Maths and Science at grade 4 or grade C or above.
- International students will be expected to meet the English language requirements of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.
International12000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 12000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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