If you are looking to further yourself as a forensics expert, this course will provide you with understanding of current legislation and legal procedures impacting professionals, recognising constraints and opportunities. You will gain deep knowledge and experience of relevant forensics techniques, gaining hands on experience from experienced practitioners.
This is a useful Forensic Science course from Nottingham Trent University for those already working in law enforcement agencies or those wanting to work in the field of forensics. Alternatively, this Masters can provide you with a route into research.
Careers and employability
At Nottingham Trent University we know that your employability and job prospects are crucial factors in your choice of university. You need to know that your postgraduate degree will be worth the time and money you spend on it.
Our strength lies in the relevance of our degrees to the real world. In all subject areas, we encourage you to recognise your transferable skills and its application to a multitude of careers. By taking an MSc in Forensic Science you will benefit from the progressive development of a variety of skills, such as advanced laboratory techniques and the critical analysis and synthesis of a breadth and depth of relevant forensic-specific research.
This Masters will enable you to enter more senior roles within police services, government bodies and private companies in roles such as:
- senior forensic scientist
- DNA analysts
- crime and data analysts
- laboratory directors
- analytical chemists
- casework examiners
This course provides a good basis for you to progress onto a PhD.
Although this Forensic Science postgraduate degree does not offer a formal placement, it is vocationally focused and benefits from strong links with industry.
- Forensic Expert
- Analytical Toxicology
- Biometrics & Databases
- Advanced Topics in Forensic Science
- Research Methods and Independent Study
- Research Project
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
We would recommend applying as soon as you are able as we may close the course if it is full.
DisciplinesBiomedicine Forensic Science Criminology View 178 other Masters in Criminology in United Kingdom
- A UK honours degree (minimum 2.2) or equivalent subject including Chemistry, Forensics, Pharmacology and Pharmacy.
- Applicants with relevant employment experience or other relevant qualifications will also be considered.
International15500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15500 GBP per year during 12 months.
National8500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8500 GBP per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Nottingham
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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