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University of Suffolk

UCAS Code: F412 | Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

Entry requirements

A level

C,D,D

GCSE/National 4/National 5

All applicants are required to hold GCSE English, Maths and Science at Grade C/4 or above.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MMP

T Level

P

C or above on the core.

UCAS Tariff

80

About this course

Course option

2years

Full-time | 2024

Subject

Forensic science

The FdSc in Forensic Sciences intends to provide a solid knowledge-base to foster and enhance enthusiasm for Forensic Sciences and to develop transferable scientific skills. Through the practical application of knowledge you will acquire the knowledge, skills and attributes required by employers in forensic laboratories and scientific support services. The FdSc intends to prepare students for the demands of working in a range of scientific environments, and equipping students with the skills and knowledge to be attractive to employers. The course contains a balance of the knowledge requirements, along with the practical skill development through a theoretical delivery model, for students to work in the science industry at laboratory associate level/professional (or equivalent). The module content will support students to evidence the requirements to apply for professional registration as a registered science technician (RSciTech).

The course will target students wanting to progress into a forensic or industry science career and those already employed in related scientist roles wanting further training and development. Forensic scientists can be employed in specialist private consultancies, police forces, universities and government departments including the Defence, Science and Technology Laboratory, the Centre for Applied Science and Technology, and Forensic Science Northern Ireland.

Modules

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Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£8,220
per year
England
£8,220
per year
EU
£14,610
per year
International
£14,610
per year
Northern Ireland
£8,220
per year
Republic of Ireland
£14,610
per year
Scotland
£8,220
per year
Wales
£8,220
per year

The Uni

Course location:

University of Suffolk at East Coast College (Lowestoft)

Department:

Academic Services

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