University of Huddersfield
Forensic and Analytical Science
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 our crime scene facilities, covering strategies for crime scene examination and an exploration of techniques associated with crime scene examination. Students also receive an overview of most of the forensic science disciplines through the forensic biology and forensic chemistry module. Students also explore quality, which is an increasingly fundamental issue within forensic science industry; as well as the presentation of evidence and preparations for defending your evidence in a court of law.
A minimum of a 2.2 Honours degree in science or equivalent is required.
Modules include: crime scene science awareness; forensic biology awareness; forensic chemistry awareness; quality and presentation of evidence; instrumental methods and the analysis of solids; data treatment and analysis; practical; pharmaceutical preparations and their testing; project.
Assessment is by assignments, problem solving excercises, laboratory skills and written examinations. The research project is assessed by written report and oral presentations.
|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|