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Forensic Science

Are you inspired by criminal investigators on TV and want to be part of this exciting industry? You will continue to develop your knowledge of the 3 major sciences – biology, chemistry and physics – which will then underpin your specialist forensic expertise.

This Forensic Science course gives you the opportunity to develop your knowledge in a range of scientific subjects whilst specialising in criminology, crime scene investigation and analytical science.

Aireville Campus
Study Location
1-2 Years
depending on Level
How your qualification is made up

Entry Requirements

  • 5 GCSEs grade 9-4 including English, maths & science
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What you will study

Units
• Principles & Applications of Science 1
• Practical Scientific Procedures & Techniques
• Science Investigation
• Skills Laboratory Techniques & Their Application
• Forensic Evidence Collection & Analysis
• Physiology of Human Body Systems
• Principles & Applications of Science II
• Investigative Project Contemporary Issues in Science
• Forensic Fire Investigation
• Forensics Traffic Collision Investigation
• Genetics & Genetic Engineering
• Practical Chemical Analysis

What's Next?

Select your preferred study programme (subject). You can make 2 choices now and make a final decision in June. We will give you a conditional offer based on your predicted/actual GCSEs.

Further Study

Degree in:

  • Forensic Science
  • Criminal Psychology Criminology
  • Analytical Science

Careers

  • Criminal Psychologist
  • Forensic Analyst
  • Crime Scene Investigator