The BSc (Hons) Forensic Science degree will prepare you for a career in a vital role in the UK and international criminal justice systems through recent advances in analytical sciences and genetics as you will develop expertise in crime scene examination and the scientific examination of recovered materials.
This degree will prepare you for life as a forensic scientist capable of using the latest chemical and biological techniques to analyse materials such as drugs, toxicology samples, trace evidence, DNA and ignitable liquids. This will help you in prepare for a career such as a Scenes of Crime Officer (SOCO) or a civilian forensic support role which assists the police / law enforcement to investigate serious crimes and obtain vital fingerprint or DNA evidence. You will also have access to work-based learning opportunities with industry partners including GlaxoSmithKline.
2022 entry requirements
4 Highers at ABBB including Chemistry plus English and Maths at National 5.
Entry to year 2 is possible with 3 Advanced Highers at CCC including Biology and Chemistry plus English and Maths at National 5.
Widening access entry:
4 Highers at BBBB including Chemistry plus English and Maths at National 5.
BSc Hons (Sandwich)
4 - 5 years
School of Computing, Engineering and Physical Science
Physical and Chemical Sciences