Forensic Science BSc (Hons)

University of Kent

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UCAS CODE F410
Studying Forensic Science at Kent will give you the chance to study many forensic disciplines, with a focus on developing scientific and analytical skills, preparing you for employment or further study. We create ‘crime scenes’ - using our brand new crime scene house - for you to examine, investigate and react in real time to an unfolding event. Our fascinating and distinct course also gives you a solid understanding of analytical chemistry, opening up a wider range of career opportunities, as ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
87th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
47th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
5th

Start date and duration

Start date
17-SEP-22
Full Time
3 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 - 85 = 15% 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

Forensic and Archaeological Sciences

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, June 2021

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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

Chemistry

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Chemistry
81%
Biology
53%
Mathematics
45%
Psychology
23%
Physics
18%

Forensic and Archaeological Sciences

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Latest Forensic Science (Non-Medical) reviews

Forensic Science (Non-Medical)
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Jodie
01 Apr 21

Forensic Science BSc (Hons)

It’s obviously been a much harder year than normal without being able to see lecturers in person however the uni have...
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Moya
10 Dec 18

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How Forensic Science (Non-Medical) students rated:

Student rating ( 4.4) 24 reviews

5 star 51%
4 star 41%
3 star 8%
2 star 0%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 1,576 reviews

5 star 29%
4 star 48%
3 star 21%
2 star 1%
1 star 1%
University of Kent
CompUniGuide ranking
47th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.0)
With two campuses in Canterbury and Medway, and postgraduate centres in Brussels, Paris, there are many opportunities to study, work and travel across Europe and many of their courses offer dual UK and European qualifications. Their outstanding teaching has been recognised in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) where they were awarded gold, the highest rating. Based on the evidence available, the TEF Panel judged that the University of Kent delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK. You can read the Statement of Findings online. The university’s reputation for research excellence is confirmed by their success in the most recent Research Excellence Framework: Kent is ranked in the top 20 for research intensity based on REF results, outperforming 11 of the 24 Russell Group universities.

Where you'll study

University of Kent

Recruitment and Admissions Office, The Registry, Darwin Road Canterbury
Kent
CT2 7NZ United Kingdom Nearest train station: Canterbury West  0.6 miles away

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