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BSc (Hons) Forensic Science with Foundation Year

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)

Interested in taking your first steps towards a career in forensic science – one of the most pioneering professions of all? Achieve your ambitions by embarking on this dynamic four-year course which includes a foundation year.

  • Start your studies at foundation level: the perfect choice if you are planning a career change, if you are keen to study a completely new subject area or if you don’t meet the entry requirements to join our three-year honours degree directly
  • Build the advanced skills you need to investigate crime scenes, analyse evidence and present findings in court
  • Gain hands-on experience in our impressive Forensic Training Facility and high-specification laboratories
  • Learn from forensic scientists, fingerprint experts, police officers, lawyers and judges so that you see all aspects of the profession in close-up
  • Apply what you learn in the workplace: you will have the opportunity to undertake a year-long placement in a forensic imaging unit, footwear unit or forensic analytical service laboratories with the East Midlands Scientific Operations Unit (EMSOU)
  • Raise your professional profile: you can become eligible for Associate Membership of the Royal Society of Chemistry if you select optional modules in chemistry

 

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

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