Forensic Science (Forensic Biology), M.Sc. | University of Huddersfield | Huddersfield, United Kingdom
12 months
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17000 GBP/year
7900 GBP/year
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About

The M.S. in Forensic Science (Forensic Biology) at University of Huddersfield provides postgraduate education in Forensic Science with a further specialisation in DNA/Body fluids; which is the main discipline of Forensic Biology. Forensic Science involves the use of scientific techniques and principles to address questions of interest to a court of law. 

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Overview

Key Facts about the Forensic Science (Forensic Biology)  program offered by University of Huddersfield

The course aims to provide students with an overview of forensic science in general, following the crime scene to court model. This includes a series of crime scene exercises in our crime scene facilities, covering strategies for crime scene examination and an exploration of techniques associated with crime scene examination.

Considerable emphasis is placed on independent learning. You will be taught through regular lectures, tutorials and workshops and practical laboratory classes. Additional learning materials are provided on the University’s VLE. There is an Academic Skills Tutor within the School of Applied Sciences who can help with report writing, revision and examination technique, numeracy skills, etc. Assessment will include assignments, problem solving exercises, laboratory skills and written examinations. The research project is assessed by written report and oral presentation.

Your module specification/course handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course.

Feedback (usually written) is normally provided on all coursework submissions within three term time weeks - unless the submission was made toward the end of the session in which case feedback would be available on request after the formal publication of results. Feed back on exam performance/final coursework is available on request after the publication of results.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Crime Scene Science Awareness
  • Forensic Biology Awareness
  • Forensic Chemistry Awareness
  • Quality and Presentation of Evidence
  • Forensic Casework Practice
  • Advanced Forensic Practicals

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of a lower second class honours degree in any science related subject or equivalent is required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7900 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Huddersfield

600 - 1000 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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