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Forensic Science MSci

University of South Wales

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Course info

UCAS CODE 4H3W
Accredited by The Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences, the four-year MSci Forensic Science course is an opportunity to enhance your career prospects. It focuses on further skills in DNA and toxicological analysis, research skills and project management.The MSci Forensic Science course has a strong focus on employability and you’ll study the entire process from crime scene to court. You will be trained in standard practices and techniques used in crime scene investigation, as well as ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
112th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
102nd
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
28th

Start date and duration

Start date
20-SEP-21
Full Time
4 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 - 88 = 12% 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

Forensic and Archaeological Sciences graduate salary at this uni
£20,000
UK Forensic and Archaeological Sciences graduate salary
£19,000

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

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

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

Forensic and Archaeological Sciences

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
History
17%
Biology
17%
Psychology
17%
Religious Studies & Theology
17%
Chemistry
16%

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
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£9,000 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,000 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,000 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,000 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,000 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£12,600 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
International Students
International Fees
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Latest Forensic Science (Non-Medical) reviews

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13 Jan 20

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It’s very good, I was very worried going into university but I have made amazing friends and they course is so...
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19 Feb 19

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So far my experience with the university has been great. I have had counseling about my CV, i have had problems i have...

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How Forensic Science (Non-Medical) students rated:

Student rating ( 4.3) 41 reviews

5 star 59%
4 star 22%
3 star 15%
2 star 4%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 1,944 reviews

5 star 41%
4 star 41%
3 star 14%
2 star 3%
1 star 1%
University of South Wales
CompUniGuide ranking
102nd
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.2)
The University of South Wales (USW) is one of the largest universities in Wales, offering students excellent opportunities and prospects. Many courses are accredited by professional bodies and employability is so important to USW it is part of all the courses. 95% of USW graduates go on to employment or further study within six months of graduation (DLHE 2016). USW is in an exceptional part of the UK, with three campuses throughout south Wales. Students enjoy city life, countryside and coast. USW Newport is in the heart of the city and one of the university’s most iconic buildings. USW Cardiff is in a modern capital city, with everything from shopping and live sports, to music arts and history. USW Pontypridd is the largest campus, surrounded by green open spaces and made up of two sites: Treforest and Glyntaff.

Where you'll study

University of South Wales

University of South Wales Pontypridd
Rhondda, Cynon, Taff
CF37 1DL United Kingdom Nearest train station: Treforest  0.2 miles away

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