36 months
17900 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Computer Science and Forensic Science (Hons) programme at Keele University will be made up of a combination of modules from both Computer Science and Forensic Science.

Visit the official programme website for more information


You’ll learn to use technology to create new opportunities and to solve a wide range of problems, benefiting every aspect of society from the home to business, government and beyond. Our teaching is informed by research, and we also reflect what’s happening now in industry.

You will follow a set of modules providing a specialism in information systems, evolutionary systems, or creative computing. You’ll have access to our own computing labs, based on Microsoft Windows and Linux, plus a wide range of software. This degree builds the essential skills which are in demand from employers looking for systems analysts, software engineers and consultants. You’ll graduate with a wide range of computing skills plus a highly developed approach to problem solving.

Jobs that a graduate of Computer Science and Forensic Science (Hons) programme at Keele University  could go on to do:

  • IT Consultant
  • Database Administrator
  • Systems Analyst
  • Multimedia Programmer
  • Games Developer
  • IT Technical Support Officer
  • Network Engineer
  • Information Systems Manager
  • Forensic Scientist
  • Scene of Crime Officer
  • Toxicologist
  • Microbiologist
  • Scientific Laboratory Technician
  • Analytical Chemist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Software Engineering
  • Forensic Genetics
  • Spectroscopy and Advanced Analysis
  • Criminalistic Methods
  • Drugs of Abuse

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

A Level Requirements

  • BBC
  • A level Chemistry or Biology at grade B or above

GCSE Requirements

  • Maths at C (or 4)
  • English Language or English Literature at C (or 4)


  • BTEC requirements DMM

International Baccalaureat

  • 29 points to include Higher Level Biology or Chemistry 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.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    17900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17900 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 Keele

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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.


£2,500 per year for students exceeding published entry requirements.


£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).


Keele University is certified to award Federal Stafford and PLUS loans. Federal Direct Loans are provided by the US government.


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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