University of Derby

University of Derby

Forensic Science

This course has been designed to support students in proposing, developing, and conducting a research project. Students will gain invaluable insight into how research is conducted, and have the opportunity to further explore their interests. Staff are research active and regularly present at scientific conferences and publish in peer-reviewed journals. Expertise covers a diverse range of forensic science subjects. Students will be encouraged to conduct a research project in an area of their choice, so they can further explore their own interests in the subject.

Entry requirements

Students will need a good Honours degree (typically 2.2 or higher) in forensic science or a related discipline. Applicants with professional experience in forensic science, may also be considered as eligible for this course. Applicants selected for interview, will be asked to submit a 1 page proposal outlining the areas of interest for their potential research project. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.0. All international students will have a Skype interview.

Assessment methods

Students will be assessed through a variety of methods allowing them to show their individual strengths and abilities. These include essays, portfolios, a dissertation, blogs, presentations and a viva voce.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 550 per Module (England) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 550 per Module (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 550 per Module (Scotland) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 550 per Module (Wales) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,440 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 550 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 550 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 550 per Module (Wales) 2 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 550 per Module (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Kedleston Road Campus Derby DE22 1GB East Midlands

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Key information

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Course Enquiries
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01332 591167