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Forensic and Medical Sciences (Hons)

36 months
21124 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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This Forensic and Medical Sciences (Hons) programme at the University of Bradford develops skills in core biomedical, chemical and forensic sciences, helping you become a skilled forensic practitioner.


The emphasis is on biosciences, and then shifts towards disease processes and forensic investigation of physical evidence types.

In addition to the pursuit of core sciences, you will study forensic investigation in anthropology and topics relating to archaeology - including the degradation of human remains and physical materials - which will develop your skills in forensic interpretation. The final year develops your professional skills through a forensic research dissertation.

This Forensic and Medical Sciences (Hons) programme at the University of Bradford prepares you for a wide range of careers, including those in the professional medical and forensic sectors because of its broad basis and application.

Career prospects

There are wide-ranging career opportunities, including the health service, the forensic science or police scientific support laboratories, the Health and Safety Executive, and the public analysts’ laboratories, as well as opportunities in the chemical, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, food, drink and electronics industries. The scientific skills, knowledge and methods you will acquire during the course can also be a useful basis for a career in teaching; technical and scientific writing; drug registration, patenting or monitoring; and medical publishing or other information services.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Forensic Examination and Analysis of Physical Evidence
  • Virtual Anatomy for Forensic Sciences
  • Statistics and Databases for Forensic Scientists
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Biometrics and Human Identification

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Typical offer - 112 UCAS tariff points.
    • A levels - To include A-level Chemistry or Biology minimum grade B.
    • BTEC Extended Diploma - DMM. Science subject required – must include a minimum of three Chemistry or Biology-related units.
    • Applicants on Access Programmes - 112 UCAS tariff points from an Access to Higher Education Diploma – Science subject required. Must include a minimum of 12 credits of Chemistry or Biology at minimum Distinction.
    • International Baccalaureate requirements - 112 UCAS tariff points to include HL Chemistry or Biology at grade 6 plus 2 other HL subjects at grade 5. Plus HL 3 or SL 4 in Maths and English Language and Literature A or English B.
    • Plus minimum of GCSE English, Mathematics and a Science at grade C or 4 (equivalents accepted).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21124 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21124 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Bradford

713 - 1353 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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