University of Strathclyde
This programme is a 1 year conversion course offering candidates the opportunity to qualify as scientific and court-going forensic scientists, as well as making them eligible for all industrial posts where problem-solving analyses are required.
MSc: A 1st degree, equivalent to a 1st or Upper 2nd Class Honours degree from a UK university in a relevant science subject such as: chemistry, biology, biochemistry, pharmacy, zoology or botany; candidates with operational experience and or a degree from another country, are also welcome to apply; PgDip/PgCert: this is for those who are marginally under-qualified for entry to the MSc course but also have relevant experience.
This course covers the areas of Criminalistics (statistics, splash patterns/particulate material distribution); forensic chemistry (fires, explosives, glass, paint, soil, etc); toxicology; drugs of abuse (cannabis, heroin, cocaine, etc); body fluid analysis (blood, saliva, semen, vaginal secretions, etc); hair and fibre (natural and manmade) analysis; and questioned documents.
Small number of EPSRC scholarships normally available; these are allocated to those most academically qualified, as defined by their degree.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 3,400 per Academic year (home fees)||9 months|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 14,800 per Academic year (overseas fees)||9 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 3,400 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 14,800 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Strathclyde||Glasgow||G1 1XQ||Scotland|
0141 548 3195