Forensic Science with Criminology BSc (Hons)

University of Derby

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Course info

UCAS CODE F410
The fully accredited degree offers real-world practical experience and great scope for a challenging career in the fight against crime.Course descriptionCombine high-level skills as a forensic scientist with in-depth knowledge of criminology for an inspiring and broad-based study programme.Study a programme which sets high professional standards: this course is accredited by The Chartered Society of Forensic SciencesLearn alongside professional forensic scientists, fingerprint experts, police ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

Forensic Science
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
67th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
99th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
22nd

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-21
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
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
£17,000
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, May 2021

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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A level
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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

Forensic and Archaeological Sciences

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Biology
52%
Psychology
51%
Chemistry
33%
Mathematics
20%
History
11%

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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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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£14,045 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£14,045 per year
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How Criminology students rated:

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3 star 13%
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Student rating ( 4.0) 1,229 reviews

5 star 29%
4 star 51%
3 star 17%
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University of Derby
CompUniGuide ranking
99th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.0)
At the University of Derby, they believe anything is possible. With a broad range of courses at foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate level, that can help you get your career off to a great start. They know how important it is to have the best teaching, and are proud to be rated Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework; but they also offer so much more, with some of the best university facilities in the country, opportunities for industry experience and practical, hands-on learning to make your studies relevant to life after graduation. To help broaden your horizons, they offer a wide range of opportunities to study abroad, whatever your subject – a great way to experience a different culture, meet new people and add to your CV. Open days Derby hold Open Days throughout the year, giving you plenty of opportunity to come and explore.

Where you'll study

University of Derby

Kedleston Road Derby
DE22 1GB United Kingdom Nearest train station: Peartree  1.8 miles away

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