Forensic Biology BSc (Hons)

Bournemouth University

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UCAS CODE F3B7
**Why study BSc (Hons) Forensic Biology at BU?**- Taught by leading academics, experienced practitioners and a range of professional guest lecturers, you will develop a comprehensive grounding in forensic biology- Take part in invaluable lab and fieldwork experience, including mock crime scenes and disasters- Use sophisticated lab and field equipment to collect and analyse biological evidence, write detailed logs and reports, and even collaborate with staff on current forensic research ... READ MORE

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Full time | Main Site | 3 Years | 19-SEP-22

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Uni rankings

Biological Sciences
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
48th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
86th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
102nd

Start date and duration

Start date
19-SEP-22
Full Time
3 Years

Forensic and Archaeological Sciences

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 90 = 10% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Forensic and Archaeological Sciences graduate salary at this uni
£21,000
UK Forensic and Archaeological Sciences graduate salary
£19,000

Others in Biosciences

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Others in Biosciences graduate salary at this uni
£17,000
UK Others in Biosciences graduate salary
£20,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, June 2021

Entry requirements
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Scottish Higher
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Others in Biosciences

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Biology
79%
Chemistry
32%
Geography
28%
Mathematics
27%
Psychology
25%

Forensic and Archaeological Sciences

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How Forensic Science (Non-Medical) students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 46 reviews

5 star 33%
4 star 44%
3 star 17%
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Student rating ( 4.1) 1,081 reviews

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3 star 14%
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Bournemouth University
CompUniGuide ranking
86th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1)
Based by the sea in south-west England, Bournemouth University (BU) focuses on producing future-ready graduates, with every student able to take a work placement as part of their course. The University has four academic faculties: Health & Social Sciences Management Media & Communication Science & Technology A Bournemouth University degree means practical, real-world experience that complements student’s education and prepares them for a truly global career. Visit their student blog to hear from their students and how they found their degree of difference. Our student reviewers have been positive about their time at Bournemouth University; with many saying they’ve enjoyed their course and the university experience as a whole. Bournemouth University students on Whatuni say: “Been here for four years, loved every minute of it.

Where you'll study

Bournemouth University

Talbot Campus Fern Barrow Poole
BH12 5BB United Kingdom Nearest train station: Branksome  0.9 miles away

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