University of Kent

University of Kent

Forensic Science

The programme provides a broad and balanced foundation of the science and law that underpins forensic practice and methodology in modern society. This includes detailed knowledge of the physical techniques and methods of assay, analysis and examination used by forensic scientists, together with the essential chemical and biological knowledge required for understanding forensic evidence and its presentation.

Entry requirements

A 1st degree or diploma in a science subject or equivalent. Admission may be possible with exemptions for advanced standing and credit accumulation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by examination and coursework.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
Graduate Diploma Full-time - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Canterbury Campus Canterbury CT2 7NZ South East

Key information

Recruitment and Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01227 827272