BSc (Hons) Forensic Science with Criminology with Foundation Year
Why choose this course?
Extend your career scope and enhance your employability on a four-year course which brings together the skills of the forensic scientist and the insights of the criminologist.
- Start your journey at foundation year stage: the knowledge you’ll gain is invaluable if you are thinking about changing your career plans or if you want to discover fascinating new subject areas
- Build a solid platform for honours degree studies: the foundation year route is also an excellent option if you don’t have the formal qualifications to join our BSc (Hons) directly
- Develop an impressive combination of professional skills to enhance your versatility and open up new opportunities in the graduate job market
- Chart how cases are progressed from crime scene to courtroom
- Gain practical experience in our first-rate facilities, including forensic laboratories, crime scene house, courtrooms and crime scene cars
- Place your knowledge of forensic science in a wider context, by exploring themes such as miscarriages of justice, policing and society, and victimology
- Enjoy compelling insights into working life by learning alongside professional forensic scientists, fingerprint experts, police officers, lawyers and judges
- Experience real-world learning at its best: you will have the opportunity of a year-long placement in a forensic imaging unit, footwear unit or forensic analytical service lab thanks to our partnership with the East Midlands Scientific Operations Unit (EMSOU)