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Course Details

Forensic Science BSc (Hons)

Anglia Ruskin University

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Course Summary

You’ve got a keen, analytical mind and a need to get to the truth. Build on your respect for evidence and analytical sciences with our three year Forensic Science degree, accredited by the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences. Our Cambridge-based course gets you hands-on with specialist analytical equipment, authentic crime scene rooms and placement and internship opportunities with local police forces and forensic labs. You’ll graduate with the skills to start a career in forensic science and other analytical science-related fields.

Entry Requirement

112 UCAS Tariff points from a minimum of 2 A Levels (or equivalent), including grade C in Biology, Chemistry or Applied Science.
3 GCSEs at grade C, or grade 4, or above, including English and Maths.
If English is not your first language you will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.0 (Academic level) or equivalent English Language qualification, as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University.


Foundation year

Foundation in Optometry, Medical and Life Sciences

Year one
  • Introduction to Forensic Methodologies
  • Introduction to Biology and Forensic Chemistry
  • UK Law and Legal Systems
  • Physical Criminalistics
  • Introduction to Police and Forensic Photography
  • Physical and Quantitative Chemistry for Forensic Scientists
Year Two
  • Forensic Spectroscopy Techniques
  • Scene and Laboratory Investigation
  • Forensic Analytical Chemistry
  • The Forensic Analysis of DNA
  • Project Preparation
  • Chemical Criminalistics
Year Three
  • Forensic Anthropology
  • Forensic Pathology
  • Advanced Fire and Explosion Investigations
  • Advanced Forensic Methodologies
  • The Forensic Analysis of Drugs and Poisons
  • Undergraduate Major Project




Sept, Jan


4 Years

Study Mode

Full Time

Tution Fees

UK/EU tution fees starting from: £9250

International tution fees starting from: £13500

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