Forensic and Analytical Science

BSc (Hons)

Offering a crime scene to courtroom learning experience, the Forensic and Analytical Science degree will provide you with key problem solving skills to progress in an exciting and fascinating forensic or analytical science career. The course features extensive practical elements meaning you will use a wide array of analytical instrumentation preparing you for the working world.

Forensic science involves the analysis of biological, chemical or physical samples collected as evidence during a criminal investigation. As a Forensic Scientist you will provide crucial scientific evidence which may link a suspect to the scene of the crime, the victim, or the weapon. The role of analytical science in forensic investigations is becoming increasingly important due to the major developments in analytical chemistry.

We’re ranked the top modern university in Scotland for Forensic Science and Archaeology (Guardian University Guide 2022)

This course has one study option

Mode of Attendance

  • On Campus

Mode of Study

  • Full Time

Start Date

September

Course Length

4 years

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