Chemistry with Forensic Sciences is an interdisciplinary course that involves forensic science, chemistry, and biochemistry, as well as toxicology, psychology, pharmacology, and pathology. It also provides practical and communication skills.
The four-year course is accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry and its main strengths include:
- Competitive skills and employability
- Excellent student experience
- Practical experience
- Teamwork and collaboration
- Research-oriented teaching and innovation
- Presentation and communication skills.
Forensic modules have practical exams and the final year includes a research project in chemical, forensic or related sciences using state-of-the-art facilities.
Our recognized expertise in key areas of forensic science (forensic psychology, forensic and forensic medicine, genetics) combined with strengths in chemical, biological and analytical science will give you a unique and challenging interdisciplinary course. Plus, you’ll earn a full chemistry degree.
Information about skills and careers
The course offers you a unique combination of skills in chemistry, biochemistry, and disciplines related to forensic science.
The transferable skills of our graduates include problem solving, science communication, time management, and teamwork.
The types of jobs our graduates get include:
- Crime Scene Investigator (CSI)
- Analytical Chemist
- Lab technician or manager
The types of companies our students work with include:
- Chemical industry and R&D
- Forensic laboratories
- Pharmaceutical and other chemical-related industries
- Quality control and assurance laboratories
- The minimum requirement 1 x H4, 1 x H5, 4 x O6 / H7; Math and lab science courses are required.
- For international candidates, the foreign equivalent is required. In addition, an official degree translated into English will be required.
- IELTS 6.5, with no less than 6 in any component (or its internationally recognized equivalent).