Forensic Science postgraduate courses

Develop specialist forensic science skills and techniques, at the same time as building on your expertise in laboratory analysis and research.

Our Masters in Forensic Science allows you to advance your scientific analysis skills and apply these to a forensic science context, as well as develop knowledge in a specialist area and undertake research on a topic of interest. 

Postgraduate Forensic Science courses

Inspiring research

Sanita Nezirovic, Leader in Forensic Science with Criminology, discusses her involvement, as an anthropologist, in profiling a Bronze Age skeleton recently discovered in Northumbria:

Sanita Nezirovic, Leader in Forensic Science with Criminology, discusses her involvement, as an anthropologist, in profiling a Bronze Age skeleton

View Forensic Research: Profiling a Bronze Age skeleton video transcript

Facilities

Our state-of-the-art facilities, complete with cutting edge technology help you produce groundbreaking research into the forensic science discipline of your choice and prepare for your future career:

What our Forensic Science graduates do

Postgraduate education extends your knowledge, skills and confidence in ways which enhance your employability and open doors to new career prospects. Studying this course will enable you to pursue other career paths within the analytical sciences, such as in:

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International student scholarship

We're offering a £2,000 scholarship for all eligible international students studying a full-time postgraduate taught programme (PGT). Terms and conditions apply.

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Postgraduate Open Events

Join us at an upcoming on-campus Postgraduate Open Event, where you will get the opportunity to meet our expert academics and find out more about your course.

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