University of Huddersfield
This course provides postgraduate education in Forensic Entomology. Forensic Entomology involves the use of entomological evidence to address questions of interest to a court of law; most famously, the question of the time-since-death or post mortem interval estimation. This course provides students with an overview of forensic science in general, following the crime scene to court model. This includes a series of crime scene exercises in the crime scene facilities, covering strategies for crime scene examination and an exploration of techniques associated with crime scene examination.
A minimum of a 2.2 Honours degree in science or equivalent is required. Applicants whose 1st language is not English need to demonstrate a IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent.
Modules include: forensic biology awareness; forensic chemistry awareness; quality and presentation of evidence; death and decomposition; post mortem interval estimation; forensic entomology; project.
Assessment is by assignments, problem solving exercises, laboratory skills and written examinations. The research project is assessed by written report and oral presentation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 4,800 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 13,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Huddersfield||Huddersfield||HD1 3DH||Yorkshire and the Humber|