Forensic Chemistry (BSc (Hons))

University of Lincoln the United Kingdom

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The award
BSc (Hons)

How long you will study
3 Years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9000 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 14500 per year

All study options

About Forensic Chemistry at University of Lincoln

Forensic chemistry is the application of scientific knowledge and investigation to law enforcement. From identifying substances to analysing crime scenes, the skills of a forensic chemist often play a vital role in criminal investigations.

The BSc (Hons) Forensic Chemistry degree will provide students with the opportunity to develop the skills of a professional forensic chemist, including laboratory examination, report writing, crime scene analysis and courtroom presentation. With a broad spectrum of modules, it is possible to specialise in areas such as DNA analysis, fire debris analysis or nuclear forensics.

The School of Chemistry takes a research-centred approach to teaching and learning, and students have the chance to work closely with leading academics on collaborative research projects.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBSc (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 Years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9000 per yearInternational course feesGBP 14500 per year

Entry requirements

GCE Advanced Levels: BCC, including grade B from A Level Chemistry.

International Baccalaureate: 28 points overall, with Higher Level grade 5 in Chemistry.

BTEC Extended Diploma in Forensic Science/Applied 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, 15 of which must be in Chemistry.

We will also consider extensive, relevant work experience; please email admissions@lincoln.ac.uk with full details for further advice.

In addition, applicants must have at least 3 GCSEs at grade C or above in English, Maths and Science. Level 2 equivalent qualifications such as BTEC First Certificates and Level 2 Functional Skills will be considered

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