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The award
MChem

How long you will study
4 - 5 years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9250 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 18750 per year

All study options

About Forensic and Analytical Chemistry at Faculty of Science, University of Strathclyde

The Centre for Forensic Science at Strathclyde has provided degrees in forensic science for longer than any other university in the UK.

You’ll be joining a global network of Strathclyde graduates; our forensic and analytical chemistry graduates are highly respected throughout the world.

This Integrated Masters degree provides you with a comprehensive education in both chemistry and forensic science. The degree qualifies you as an all-round analytical chemist, with a thorough training in the applications of forensic science. Graduates of this course go on to careers in all areas of analytical chemistry including the forensic arena.

The course is unique in that it’s the only one in the UK to have dual professional accreditation from the Royal Society of Chemistry and the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences. It’s delivered in partnership with the Strathclyde Centre for Forensic Science.

Transferable skills are taught in all years and include IT, scientific writing, presentation skills, report writing and problem solving.

You can study at a European University for one year of your degree, and you can choose to spend your placement year abroad.

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 awardMChemHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study4 - 5 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9250 per yearInternational course feesGBP 18750 per year

Entry requirements

International students can find their entry requirements by country here: https://www.strath.ac.uk/studywithus/internationalstudents/yourcountry/

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