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Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Forensic Science with Foundation Year

Wrexham Glyndwr University - Wrexham Campus Wrexham Glyndwr University - Wrexham Campus, UK

Intake Sep 2023

Feb 2023, Sep 2022

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GBP 11750

Tuition Fee (GBP)

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 Free

Application Fee

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48 months

Duration

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6

IELTS

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50%

Min GPA

Program Overview

From sharp force trauma to spectra, from bones to bugs... Wrexham Glyndwr University will prepare you for an exciting career in science.

This degree has been designed to provide a detailed knowledge of numerous scientific disciplines and how they can be applied to investigate a wide range of crimes. The programme has been tailored to train students to become competent and skilled scientists, able to conduct analysis of materials, interpret complex results, and present their evidence as expert witnesses.

With a strong practical focus, this course will train students in a wide variety of fields, including crime scene investigation, biology and chemistry. You will use our dedicated laboratories, crime scene house, and taphonomic facility (body farm) to test and hone your scientific skills. Our long-term collaborations with regional stakeholders, including North Wales Police, external companies offering specialist in areas such as search dog training and the analysis of human remains, and several analytical companies provide students with opportunities to perform frontier research and publish papers.

You can also choose to study this course as a three year degree (without a foundation year) BSc (Hons) Forensic Science.

Key Course Features

  • Includes a foundation year to prepare you for further years of study by building on your fundamental science knowledge and academic study skills
  • Highly specialised facilities including a dedicated crime scene investigation house, located right on the campus, and the first, and only, licensed body farm in Wales for taphonomic study and research
  • Highly experienced, research and case active staff delivering hands-on practical session with modern laboratory equipment
  • Opportunities to attend a number of course-related trips and events including conferences in forensic science and eligibility for Student Membership of The Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences (additional costs apply)
  • Inclusive and supportive teaching with tutorial support available through the medium of Welsh
  • Established partnerships with a number of industries in the areas of forensic, chemical, analytical and materials science including collaboration with North Wales Police on research projects in forensic investigation
  • *1st in Wales for overall satisfaction and 2nd in the UK for satisfaction with teaching (WGU analysis of unpublished NSS data 2020)  
  • A focus on work-related assessment activities such as mock courtrooms and crime investigation scenarios

Additional Information

Program Level 4-Year Bachelor's Degree

Application Processing Days 30

Program Intensity Full-Time

Work Permit work permit PGWP

General Admission Requirement

    Academic Requirement

    • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted for this program, students must have Standard XII Higher Secondary Certificate.

    6 IELTS Score With no band less than 5.5
    50% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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    Tuition Fee

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    Average Tuition Fee Per Year

    11750

    Tuition Fee
    (GBP)

     Free

    Application Fee
    (GBP)

    11000 Per year

    Average Cost of Living
    (GBP)

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    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

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    Student Visa

    When Should I Apply?

    4 to 6 months

    Bank Account?

    No Need

    Duration of visa

    Course Duration + 3 Months

    Time to Wait for Visa

    35 Days

    Appointment

    Required

    How can you apply

    Cost and Expenses

    Fee

    Visa Fee

    Minimum Funds

    833 CAD, 917 CAD

    Other Expenses

    Medical Fee and more

    Examination and Skills

    Medical Examination

    Required

    Language Skills

    Required

    Work Permit

    Students who wish to work in Canada require a work permit to do so. A student in Canada can work part-time during the course of his studies and full-time during holidays and semester breaks and post the completion of their course/program.

    Work Permit

    Till valid study visa

    Working Hours

    20 hours/week

    Documents Required

    Study Permit

    Social Insurance Number

    Study Permit

    Post Graduate Work Permit

    The Post- Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) allows you to work for three years in Canada if you have completed a two years degree or more.

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    Application

    Form or Online

    Documents Required

    List of Documents

    When to Apply

    First 3 months

    How long does it take?

    90 Days

    Duration

    3 Years

    Fees

    CAD 255

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