Forensic Science and Chemical Analysis (Foundation Entry) MSci

University of Central Lancashire

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Course info

UCAS CODE F356
Foundation Entry degree courses are designed for students who have the ability to study for a degree, but don’t have the necessary formal qualifications to enter directly onto their chosen Honours degree programme. This course is part of one of the most respected suite of forensic science programmes in the country, if not the world, and graduating from it will give you a significant advantage when it comes to getting a job in this highly competitive field. It’s an integrated Master’s course, ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

Forensic Science
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
113th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
70th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
11th

Start date and duration

Start date
12-SEP-22
Full Time Including Foundation Year
5 Years

Chemistry

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 - 89 = 11% 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

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Chemistry graduate salary at this uni
£19,000
UK Chemistry graduate salary
£20,000

Forensic and Archaeological Sciences

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Forensic and Archaeological Sciences graduate salary at this uni
£19,000
UK Forensic and Archaeological Sciences graduate salary
£18,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, June 2021

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
Details

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

Chemistry

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Chemistry
97%
Mathematics
53%
Biology
52%
Physics
31%
Psychology
13%

Forensic and Archaeological Sciences

Tuition fees

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Students from Other UK
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£5,500 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£5,500 per year
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£5,500 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£5,500 per year
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£5,500 per year
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University of Central Lancashire
CompUniGuide ranking
70th
Student rating
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Founded in 1828, the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is the international, multi-campus university leading the way in modern learning. Today the university is one of the UK’s largest, offering an employment-focused course portfolio of over 300 undergraduate programmes and 200+ postgraduate courses. The university’s main campus is based in Preston, with others located in Burnley (East Lancashire), Westlakes (West Cumbria), and Cyprus. They have recently invested £200m in transforming their Preston Campus, giving students access to excellent teaching facilities in bright, modern surroundings. Their bespoke Engineering Innovation Centre opened in 2019 and their brand new Student Centre and Civic Square will open in 2021.

Where you'll study

University of Central Lancashire

Admissions Office Corporation Street Preston
Lancashire
PR1 2HE United Kingdom Nearest train station: Preston   0.2 miles away

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