Forensic Science

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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. 

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Forensic Science courses

Find out more about our courses below. All information is correct as of 19 November 2020. 

BSc(Hons)/MSci Forensic Science

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Accredited by The Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences, this course has a strong emphasis on problem solving and communicating scientific findings, covering everything from crime scene investigation and laboratory analysis, to interpreting, evaluating and presenting evidence.

Learn to use a range of forensic and analytical instrumentation in our industry-standard laboratories. Apply your scientific knowledge at simulated crime scenes in our specially-adapted Crime Scene House. Present evidence and respond to questions in our mock courtroom.

BSc(Hons)/MSci Forensic Science with Foundation Year

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You will study a Foundation Year (Year Zero) and on successful completion you will begin Year One of the main degree. The recommended route of study for international students is through the UWE Bristol International College.

Accredited by The Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences, this course has a strong emphasis on problem solving and communicating scientific findings, covering everything from crime scene investigation and laboratory analysis, to interpreting, evaluating and presenting evidence.

Learn to use a range of forensic and analytical instrumentation in our industry-standard laboratories. Apply your scientific knowledge at simulated crime scenes in our specially-adapted Crime Scene House. Present evidence and respond to questions in our mock courtroom.

Take a tour of our Forensic Science facilities

Immerse yourself in our Forensic Science facilities by viewing our 360° images below. Move between different rooms and spaces by using the arrows or menu bar on the top left, and use the controls or your cursor to explore the images. You can also expand to full screen using the icon on the bottom left of the images.