BSc (Hons) Forensic Science (with foundation year)
in Wales for overall satisfaction*
in UK for satisfaction with teaching*
'body farm' of its kind in Wales
UCAS code: 7F28
Year of entry: 2020 2021
UCAS Tariff: 48
Duration: 4YRS (FT)
Institution code: G53
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. Our long-term collaborations with regional stakeholders, including North Wales Police, external companies offering specialist in areas such as search dog training and the analysis of human remains, and several analytical companies provide students with opportunities to perform frontier research and publish papers.
Students can take part in our annual real-time training exercise:
You can also choose to study this course as a three year degree (without a foundation year) BSc (Hons) Forensic Science UCAS Code: F412
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