Keele takes a broad approach to biology, examining the diversity of life and its evolution from the geological past. You’ll consider the complexity of biological processes and mechanisms at molecular, cellular, organismal and ecosystem levels, exploring related philosophical and ethical issues.
You’ll sample, record and analyse data in the field and in our excellent labs, and learn how biology can help to improve the quality and sustainability of life. Complete this course over three years, or it may be possible (subject combination dependant) to add an extra year with an Applied Life Sciences work placement or a one year Study Abroad Placement between the second and third year, with opportunities to work with partner institutions in Europe and Malaysia.
For the Forensic Science element of the course, you will gain an in-depth understanding of forensic science, taught by academics and forensic professionals, as well as gaining valuable lab and crime scene experience, helping you to stay ahead in this fast-moving science. You will be taught in our modern laboratory facilities and have access to state of the art equipment and our dedicated Crime Scene House. Our forensic science combined honours programmes are recognised by the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences.
This Biology and Forensic Science (Hons) programme from Keele University will provide you with a broad education in the core areas of forensic science. Your studies will focus on key topics in forensic chemistry, analytical science, forensic biology and criminalistics science. You will develop your analytical science skills, enabling you to analyse a variety of forensic of evidence. 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. You may be able to study abroad for a semester (dependant on subject scheduling) or year at one of our partner universities.
Jobs that a graduate of this course could go on to do:
- Soil Scientist
- Science Teacher
- HE Lecturer
- Clinical Molecular Geneticist
- Forensic Scientist
- Scene of Crime Officer
- Scientific Laboratory Technician
- Analytical Chemist
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- Biodiversity, Ecology and the Environment
- Cellular Genetics and Evolution
- Chemical Science Principles
- Forensic Science Principles
- Forensic Analysis
- Forensic Identification
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- 36 months
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DisciplinesBiology Forensic Science Microbiology View 168 other Masters 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 ABC/BBB
- A level Chemistry or Biology at grade B or above.
- Maths at C (or 4)
- English at C (or 4)
- BTEC requirements DDM
- You must have taken sufficient Science units, please contact us for advice.
- 32 points to include Higher Level Biology or Chemistry, at 6 or above.
- Obtain Access to Higher Education Diploma with 122 UCAS Tariff points including a minimum of 30 Level 3 credits at Distinction in Chemistry and/or Biology related units. Please contact us for advice.
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International17000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 17000 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.
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.