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Forensic Science

BSc (Hons)
Forensic Science

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Why choose this course?

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 analysis of materials, interpret complex results, and present their evidence as expert witnesses.


With a strong practical focus, this course will train students in a wide variety of fields, including crime scene investigation, biology and chemistry. You will use our dedicated laboratories, crime scene house, and taphonomic facility (body farm) to test and hone your scientific skills.


This programme is among the ones with the longest history in the School of Applied Science, Computing and Engineering.  We also have long-term collaboration with regional stakeholders, including North Wales Polices and several analytical companies to provide students with opportunities to perform frontier research and publish papers.


You can also choose to study this course as a foundation year BSc (Hons) Forensic Science (4 years including foundation year)

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