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Forensic Biology (including a Foundation Year) BSc (Hons)

University of Chester

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( 4.2) 2579 reviews


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UCAS CODE C191
Explore the fast-moving and exciting science behind criminal investigation through the study of biology and practical forensic applications.Course overviewThis course offers a combination of forensic aspects with a thorough grounding in the traditional science of biology, in particular the molecular biology techniques and DNA profiling. The techniques you will learn are transferable to other biological disciplines and provide a solid foundation for a wide range of graduate employment.Why study ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
39th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
101st
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
69th

Start date and duration

Start date
14-SEP-20
Full Time
4 Years

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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 - 75 = 25% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, May 2020

Entry requirements
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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

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Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Biology
85%
Chemistry
38%
Psychology
34%
Mathematics
20%
Geography
13%

Tuition fees

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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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More info: £9,250 for Year 1 and £12,450 for Years 2-4..

International Students
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Latest Forensic Science (Non-Medical) reviews

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18 Feb 20

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I am currently in my last year and I could not recommend the university enough, moving away from home was a very scary...
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17 Feb 20

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So far it has been quite good. The academic department I am in is very good and helpful. I don’t have much to do with...

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How Forensic Science (Non-Medical) students rated:

Student rating ( 4.3) 41 reviews

5 star 42%
4 star 47%
3 star 9%
2 star 2%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 2,579 reviews

5 star 44%
4 star 42%
3 star 11%
2 star 2%
1 star 1%
University of Chester
CompUniGuide ranking
101st
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.2)
Originally based on one campus in Chester, the University of Chester now offers over 300 single and combined honours undergraduate degrees across a number of specialist sites. Across each site, they seek to provide an immersive subject experience, where you can benefit from dedicated professionals, like-minded students, and industry-standard equipment, all on one site. The University scored 86% overall satisfaction on the 2019 National Student Survey, which was above the sector-wide average. The University of Chester describes itself as an open, inclusive and supportive University, committed to creating an inspiring learning experience, and supporting students to reach their full potential.

Where you'll study

University of Chester

Parkgate Road Chester
Cheshire
CH1 4BJ United Kingdom Nearest train station: Bache  0.5 miles away

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