You’ll join a global network of Strathclyde forensic science graduates in highly respected positions all over the world.
- crime scene investigation
- legal procedures and the law
- evidence interpretation and statistical evaluation
- analysis of range of evidence types including footwear marks, trace evidence, and questioned documents
Following a general introduction to forensic science in semester 1, you can choose to specialise in either forensic biology or forensic chemistry. As a forensic biologist you’ll study a range of topics including:
- body fluid analysis
- blood pattern interpretation
- DNA profiling
- investigation of assaults and sexual offences
If you choose to specialise in forensic chemistry, you’ll develop expertise in:
- analysis of fires and explosives
- drugs of abuse
- alcohol and toxicology
The focal point of the Forensic Science at The University of Strathclyde is the major crime scene exercise, in which you are expected to investigate your own mock outdoor crime scene, collect and analyse the evidence, and present this in Glasgow Sheriff Court in conjunction with students training in Strathclyde Law School.
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- Professional & Career Skills
- Essentials in Forensic Science
- Essentials of Forensic Science: Practical
- Practical Crime Scene Exercise
- Forensic Biology
- Forensic Chemistry
- Practical Examination in Optional Classes
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- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
- There’s no formal closing date for postgraduate applications
DisciplinesForensic Science Natural Sciences Criminology View 80 other Masters in Natural Sciences in United Kingdom
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Minimum second class honours degree or international equivalent in a relevant science subject such as:
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International21850 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 21850 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA8500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 8500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
Rest of £8,500
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.