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BSc (Hons) Forensic Science

Wrexham University

From sharp force trauma to spectra, from bones to bugs... Wrexham Glyndŵr University will prepare you for an exciting career in science.This degree has been designed to provide a detailed knowledge of numerous scientific disciplines and how they can be applied to investigate a wide range of crimes. The programme has been tailored to train students to become competent and skilled scientists, able to conduct the analysis of materials, interpret complex results, and present their evidence as expert witnesses.Students will:be trained in a wide variety of fields, including crime scene investigation, biology and chemistryuse our dedicated laboratories, crime scene house, and taphonomic facility (body farm) to test and hone your scientific skillsbenefit from our long-term collaborations with partners including North Wales Police, companies specialising in areas such as search dog training and the analysis of human remains, as well as analytical companies that provide students with opportunities to perform frontier research and publish papersHighly specialised facilities including a dedicated crime scene investigation house, located right on the campus, and the first, and only, licensed body farm in Wales for taphonomic study and researchHighly experienced, research and case active staff delivering hands-on practical session with modern laboratory equipmentOpportunities to attend a number of course-related trips and events including conferences in forensic science and eligibility for Student Membership of The Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences (additional costs apply)Inclusive and supportive teaching with tutorial support available through the medium of WelshEstablished partnerships with a number of industries in the areas of forensic, chemical, analytical and materials science including collaboration with North Wales Police on research projects in forensic investigation*The course is top in Wales for overall satisfaction and first in Wales and 6th in the UK for teaching, (WGU analysis of unpublished NSS 2019 data).Top 20 in the UK for student satisfaction, Complete University Guide 2020You can also choose to study this course with a foundation year BSc (Hons) Forensic Science (four years including foundation year) UCAS Code: 7F28

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Requirements

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3 years

Duration

Sep 2024

Start Month

Aug 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • September 2024

Mode of Study

  • Full Time