Taught course

Forensic Analysis

Institution
University of Bedfordshire · Faculty of Creative Arts, Technologies and Science
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A good honours degree in a relevant life science or health-related subject.

Months of entry

October, February

Course content

This course focuses on developing your knowledge and skills in the analytic techniques you will need to pursue or further your career in operational forensic casework. The forensic industry is highly competitive, requiring skilled professionals in diverse fields including pathology, toxicology, drug analysis, fire debris analysis, wildlife crime, microbial forensics, forensic genetics and document analysis. By following this Masters course you will develop the essential knowledge, skills and attributes to meet the needs of the industry.

Developing the underpinning science and the professional skills needed to translate your knowledge into practice, you will be well-equipped to enter a career in areas related to civil and criminal investigation, as well as in wider science-based industries or research-based positions. Your opportunities could include forensic consultancies, government agencies, industry and research and development.

With already well-established laboratory facilities, we are opening a new building dedicated to STEM subjects and developing our facilities to include virtual bio-lab simulation training to complement your in-class learning.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

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Course Enquiries
Email
study@beds.ac.uk