Students in the forensic lab

Forensic Science

Discover how science is used to unravel the mysteries of a crime scene. You'll learn how to find, interpret and present evidence in a variety of realistic scenarios, including a mock courtroom and specially-designed crime scenes. Set yourself up for a fascinating career in the justice system and beyond.

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  • Icon for achievement94% of BSc(Hons) Forensic Science students in employment and/or further study after six months according to the HESA survey published in June 2018.
  • Student satisfaction icon96% student satisfaction rate for BSc(Hons) Forensic Science (FT) in the latest National Student Survey, published in July 2019.
  • Facilities iconCrime Scene House lets you investigate a typical crime scene in a safe real-life environment.

Accreditations and partnerships

Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences

Our Forensic Science courses are all accredited by The Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences. This means that they have been assessed as providing quality content that meets industry needs – putting you in the best possible position on graduation.

"The lab training was an excellent opportunity to experience the forensic process first-hand: everything I learned on my course has been important in ensuring good lab practice in the workplace."

Leah, BSc(Hons) Forensic Science

Undergraduate Forensic Science (2020/21 entry)

Postgraduate Forensic Science (2020/21 entry)

Professional development

View our range of professional short courses in Applied Science.

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