Candidates are normally expected to hold a 2.1 minimum degree in a relevant subject. An MSc in a relevant subject preferred. Equivalent experiential qualifications may be considered.
Months of entry
January, October, June, April
Our forensic science students undertake analysis-based research in a diverse range of fields, including: environmental samples (e.g. ground water, soil), human and animal hair including feathers, archaeological artefacts, drugs and other toxins, and glass and other materials of forensic interest.
Information for international students
To apply for our postgraduate Research Degrees, students from outside the European Union require a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 (or equivalent test score). For more information on international entry requirements please visit our International Student webpages.
Fees and funding
Aside from self-funding or funding by your employer, charities and trusts (competitively sought after, as are Research Council Awards), career, graduate, and professional study loans may be available. Visit www.family-action.org.uk for information on educational trusts, or www.direct.gov.uk for bank loans at competitive rates. Alternatively, visit your local high-street bank.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Faculty of Science & technology Admissions Team
- 0845 271 3333