University of Huddersfield

University of Huddersfield

Forensic Science (Body Fluids/DNA)

The course is designed to train students in the scientific methodology relating to forensic biology, particularly DNA and body fluid evidence and extend their interest and knowledge in all areas of the subject. The taught part of the course consists of 4 general forensic science modules (covering fundamental and basic principles of forensic science). There is then a large module in the second term, which focuses on the subject specific aspects of the course; namely, DNA/Body Fluids.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a lower 2nd Class Honours degree in science or equivalent is required.

Course modules

Modules include: Crime scene science awareness; forensic biology awareness; forensic chemistry awareness; quality and presentation of evidence; forensic genetics; forensic casework practice; forensic research skills; body fluid evidence; project.

Assessment methods

Assignments, problem solving exercises, laboratory skills and written examinations. The research project is assessed by written report and oral presentation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Huddersfield Huddersfield HD1 3DH Yorkshire and the Humber

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Admissions Assistant
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01484 473867