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BSc (Hons) Forensic Science with Criminology with Foundation Year

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

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)

 

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

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