Forensic Science

Discover how science is used to unravel the mysteries of a crime scene. You'll learn how to find, interpret and present evidence in a variety of realistic scenarios, including a mock courtroom and specially-designed crime scenes. Set yourself up for a fascinating career in the justice system and beyond.


of MRes Applied Sciences students are satisfied with the quality of their course overall (Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2021).


of Forensic and Archaeological Sciences students in employment or further study 15 months after graduation (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2018/19).

Crime scene

Simulation House lets you investigate a typical crime scene in a safe real-life environment.

Student Leah smiles in a science lab

"The on-campus lab training was an excellent opportunity to experience the forensic process first hand: everything I learned on my course has been important in ensuring good lab practice in the workplace."

Leah, BSc(Hons) Forensic Science

Leah BSc(Hons) Forensic Science

Undergraduate Forensic Science courses (2022/23 entry)

Postgraduate Forensic Science courses (2022/23 entry)