University of South Wales

University of South Wales

Analytical and Forensic Science

On this course, students can study a range of specialist areas in analytical and forensic science. It focuses on cutting edge research, the latest analytical techniques, and transferable and professional skills that will prepare students to practise as a professional analytical or forensic scientist.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 BSc (Hons) degree in forensic science, forensic chemistry, forensic biology or a related course, including chemistry.

Course modules

Advanced DNA analysis and profiling (20 credits)
Separation science (20 credits)
Analytical toxicology (20 credits)
Interpretation, evaluation and presentation of casework (20 credits)
Advanced crime scene and evidence analysis (20 credits)
Project design, management and enterprise (20 credits)
Laboratory research project (60 credits)


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cardiff (Atrium) Campus Cardiff CF37 1DL Wales

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