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Forensic and Analytical Science

Robert Gordon University

Content

Year 1:
Chemistry for Life Sciences; Biology for Life Sciences; Applied Microbiology; Introduction to Crime Scene and Forensic Techniques; Biomolecular Science; Practical Skills for Life Sciences; Analytical Skills for Life Sciences.

Year 2:
Analytical Science 1; Forensic Examination and Analysis; Forensic Science: Legal Framework; Analytical Science 2; Genetics and Molecular Biology; Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry.

Year 3:
Analytical Chemistry; Forensic Biology and Anthropology; Trace Evidence Analysis; Fire, Explosions and Firearms; Forensic Toxicology and Substances of Abuse; Spectral Analysis and Interpretation.

Year 4:
Advanced Analytical Techniques; Project; Forensic DNA Profiling; Interpretation, Evaluation and
Presentation of Evidence; Criminology.

Entry Requirements

2022 entry requirements:
4 Highers at BBBC (BBC or BCCC for widening access entry) including Chemistry and one from Maths, Biology, Human Biology Environmental Science or Physics plus National 5 English and Maths at B (if not held at Higher).

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BSc Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

F410

Course Length

4 years

Department

School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.rgu.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Biology

Chemistry and Materials Science

Food Science and Technology

Mathematics and Statistics

Physics

Science General