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Forensic and Analytical Science (Hons)

Robert Gordon University

B.Sc. On Campus
48 months
Duration
15040 GBP/year
1820 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The BSc Forensic and Analytical Science (Hons) offered at the Robert Gordon University you will have the role of analytical scientist in forensic investigations is becoming increasingly important due to the major developments in analytical chemistry, and advances in molecular biology. This exciting course will prepare you for a career in this fascinating and fast-moving sector.

Overview

At the Robert Gordon University studying the BSc Forensic and Analytical Science involves the analysis of biological, chemical or physical samples collected as evidence during a criminal investigation. As a Forensic Scientist you will provide crucial scientific evidence which may link a suspect to the scene of the crime, the victim, or the weapon. 

The key problem-solving and analytical skills developed in forensic and analytical science are widely sought after in many other industrial sectors including the oil, gas, pharmaceutical, and food industries.

Job Prospects

A diverse range of opportunities within the Scottish Police Services Authority and Forensic Science Laboratories are available, including scene examination, fire investigation, laboratory analysis and health and safety, and police graduate entry. Alternatively, a number of students opt for careers in industry in which employment prospects are particularly good (including pharmaceutical, oil and biotechnology).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Crime Scene and Forensic Techniques
  • Applied Microbiology
  • Chemistry For Life Sciences
  • Biology for Life Sciences
  • Biomolecular Science
  • Analytical Techniques for Life Sciences
  • Practical Skills for Life Sciences

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Credits

480 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • SQA Higher: BBBC to include Chemistry and one further science from Biology/Human Biology, Maths or Physics, English and Maths are required at National 5 grade B or above if not held at Higher.
  • GCE A Level: BCC to include Chemistry and one further science from Biology/Human Biology, Maths or Physics, English and Maths are required at GCSE grade 6 or above if not held at A Level.
  • Irish Leaving Certificate Higher: H2H3H3H3 to include Chemistry and one further science from Biology/Human Biology, Maths and Physics, English and Maths are required at grade O2 or above if not held at Higher.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15040 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15040 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.

Rest of UK Students

  • £6,750 per academic year

Funding

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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