BSc (Hons) Forensic Science with Foundation Year

University of Derby Number 1 University in the East Midlands for graduate employment

Why choose this course?

96% of Derby graduates were in work or further study within six months of completing a full-time degree. (HESA, 2016)

Become a highly skilled and confident forensic scientist, fully prepared to investigate crime scenes, analyse evidence and present findings in court.

  • If you have the ability to study for a degree, but don’t have the necessary formal qualifications to enter directly on to the honours degree programme, you can choose to start at foundation year stage
  • Work alongside forensic scientists, fingerprint experts, police officers, lawyers and judges to gain real insights into all aspects of the profession
  • Hone your skills in authentic environments including our high-specification forensic laboratories and courtrooms
  • Gain hands-on experience of mock investigations with our Forensic Training Facility and crime scene cars
  • You will have the opportunity to undertake a year-long placement in a forensic imaging unit, footwear unit or forensic analytical service laboratories with our partner East Midlands Scientific Operations Unit (EMSOU)
  • Choose optional modules in chemistry and become eligible for Associate Membership of the Royal Society of Chemistry

 

East Midlands Scientific Operations Unit - Forensic Services (EMSOU-FS)

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