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Criminal Justice and Forensic Science BSc (Hons)

University of the West of Scotland

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( 4.0) 1210 reviews


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UCAS CODE F420
Kick-start your career in the criminal justice system with UWS’s BSc (Hons) Criminal Justice and Forensic Science programme. You will develop expertise in criminal justice and the forensic examination of evidence. This will prepare you for a career in the criminal justice system in policing, criminology or as a forensic scientist capable of analysing and interpreting evidence from crime scenes.PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHTS• This programme will equip you with the skills and knowledge required to work as ... READ MORE

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Forensic Science
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
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106th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
109th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
21st

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-21
Full Time
1 year

Law

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
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Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 89 = 11% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

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A level
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Latest Criminal Law reviews

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20 Dec 19

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How Criminal Law students rated:

Student rating ( 3.9) 31 reviews

5 star 13%
4 star 62%
3 star 25%
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How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 1,210 reviews

5 star 26%
4 star 51%
3 star 18%
2 star 4%
1 star 1%

Where you'll study

University of the West of Scotland

High Street Paisley
Renfrewshire
PA1 2BE United Kingdom Nearest train station: Paisley Canal  0.2 miles away

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