Research course

Forensic Science

Anglia Ruskin University · Department of Life Sciences

Entry requirements

MPhil: You’ll need a Bachelor degree or equivalent with first or upper second class honours, in a related subject area.

PhD: You’ll need a Master degree or equivalent in a related subject area.

Please note we consider most candidates for PhD with progression from MPhil. If you want to apply for direct entry to the PhD route, you’ll also need to provide academic justification for this with your application.

For more details please visit the university website.

Months of entry

January, September, April

Course content

On this research course you'll focus on analytical science in its broadest sense and we can accommodate a variety of research proposals. Here’s a brief overview of our research specialisms and interests:

  • environmental samples, including ground water and soil
  • human and animal hair, including feathers
  • archaeological artefacts
  • drugs and other toxins
  • glass and other materials of forensic interest.

For more details please visit the university website.

Information for international students

We welcome applications from international and EU students, and accept a range of international qualifications.

Fees and funding

For more details about fees, fundings and scholarships please visit the university website.

Qualification and course duration


full time
24 - 60 months
part time
36 - 72 months


part time
30 - 48 months
full time
18 - 36 months

Course contact details

Admissions Customer Service
01245 686868