Study cover for Forensic Science
M.Sc. On Campus

Forensic Science

University of Lincoln

12 months
16000 GBP/year
7900 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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During the Forensic Science programme at the University of Lincoln students are taught by experienced academics and practitioners with specialist expertise in analytical and organic chemistry, pharmacy, entomology, anthropology, and molecular biology.

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Students will be encouraged to engage in an interdisciplinary research culture and to work alongside academics who strive to advance forensic science techniques.

Teaching incorporates forensic principles, operating within the context of legal considerations, the role of the expert witness, and presentation of evidence. Students will have the opportunity to learn about the processes involved in providing impartial evidence in criminal investigations, from crime scenes to laboratory and, finally, to the courtroom.

Career Opportunities

This Forensic Science programme at the University of Lincoln  aims to prepare students for a career in forensic science. The specialist skills and technical knowledge that students have the opportunity to acquire may be transferable to roles in laboratory research, law enforcement, customs and excise, and investigatory agencies in the private sector. The programme can also be excellent preparation for advanced study at doctoral level.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Analytical Data Analysis 
  • Crime Scene to Court 
  • Method Development and Validation  
  • Advanced Forensic Toxicology 
  • Atomic and Molecular Methods of Analysis 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We would advise you to apply as soon as possible.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class
Upper Second Class (recommended)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • First or upper second class honours degree in a relevant subject. Students holding a lower second class degree may be eligible subject to interview

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7900 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Part-time Home: £44 per credit point
  • Part-time International: £89 per credit point

Living costs for Lincoln

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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