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Forensic Science & Criminal Investigation (Hons)

University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)

36 months
Duration
13700 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

This BSc Forensic Science & Criminal Investigation (Hons) course at University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) exceeds the National Occupational Standards for VSCI’s and CSI’s and several of our recent graduates have secured employment with local forces.

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Overview

At the start of the BSc Forensic Science & Criminal Investigation (Hons) course at University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) , you will have the choice to study one stream from two choices, these being crime scene investigation or forensic anthropology. The stream you choose will be followed throughout your study. 

Throughout the course you will learn all aspects of the law relating to forensic science, you will also learn how to recognise, enhance and recover all evidence types from crime scenes and how to analyse that evidence in the laboratory. During your final year you will also be required to write a dissertation, largely of your own choice.

Great Opportunities

In such a competitive job market, UCLan graduates stand out. You’ll find them at work as forensic scientists and analysts in both private companies and for the police force, and working as crime scene investigators, police intelligence analysts and police officers, at home and overseas

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Volume Crime Scene Science
  • Study Skills for Criminal Investigation
  • Criminalistics
  • Forensic Practice
  • Research Methods
  • Forensic Anthropology
    • The Science and Management of Death

    Key information

    Duration

    • Full-time
      • 36 months

    Start dates & application deadlines

    Language

    English
    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

    360 alternative credits

    Delivered

    On Campus

    Academic requirements

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

    English requirements

    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
    Start practicing IELTS today!

    Other requirements

    General requirements

    • Our typical offer is 104-112 UCAS Points.  We operate a flexible admissions policy and treat everyone as an individual. This means that we will take into consideration your educational achievements and predicted grades (where applicable) together with your application as a whole, including work experience and personal statement. General Studies accepted
    • BTEC Extended Diploma: Distinction, Merit, Merit 
    • BTEC Diploma: Distinction*, Distinction
    • Pass Access Course: 106-112 UCAS Points  
    • International Baccalaureate:Pass Diploma with 104-112 UCAS points from Higher Level Subjects
    • IELTS: 6.0 with no score lower than 5.5
    • GCSE: 5 at grade C/4 including Maths & English or equivalent 

    Tuition Fee

    To alway see correct tuition fees
    • International

      13700 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 13700 GBP per year during 36 months.
    • EU/EEA

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

    Living costs for Preston

    751 - 1425 GBP /month
    Living costs

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

    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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    Updated over a year ago

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