Forensic scientists apply scientific expertise to provide impartial evidence in criminal investigations. They work not only in laboratories, but at crime scenes and in courtrooms. Their highly detailed work encompasses elements of chemistry and biology applied in areas such as toxicology, DNA analysis and trace evidence.
The BSc (Hons) Forensic Science degree is designed to help students develop the skills and knowledge required by forensic scientists to work in laboratories, at crime scenes and in courtrooms, in order to apply scientific expertise in criminal investigations.
This degree aims to develop skills and knowledge in a range of forensic science tasks, including crime scene investigation, physical evidence collection, sample analysis and defence of testimony. This academically challenging course combines a broad spectrum of subjects, including advanced chemical and biological analysis, forensic toxicology and crime scene management.
GCE Advanced Levels: BCC, including grade C from A Level Biology or Chemistry.
International Baccalaureate: 28 points overall, with Higher Level Grade 4 in Biology or Chemistry.
BTEC Extended Diploma in Applied Science/Forensic Science accepted, depending on modules studied: Distinction, Merit, Merit
Access to Higher Education Diploma in a Science subject accepted: A minimum of 45 level 3 credits at merit or above will be required.
We will also consider extensive, relevant work experience; please email firstname.lastname@example.org with full details for further advice.
In addition, applicants must have at least 3 GCSEs at grade C or above in English and Maths. Level 2 equivalent qualifications such as BTEC First Certificates and Level 2 Functional Skills will be considered.
International Students will require English Language at IELTS 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in each element, or equivalent. http://www.lincoln.ac.uk/englishrequirements
If you would like further information about entry requirements, or would like to discuss whether the qualifications you are currently studying are acceptable, please contact the Admissions team on 01522 886097, or email email@example.com.