At Hull, we teach you much more than just the theory of forensic science. Here we’ll take you from crime scene to court room going beyond the lecture theatre to gain practical experience in crime scene investigation, analyse evidence in the laboratory and learn how to be an expert witness in court.
Forensic science is one of the fastest growing sectors and this course prepares you for a range of careers.
You'll gain the essential knowledge and fundamental skills to become a competent and confident forensic scientist with a significant focus on practice to application. We'll support you to develop critical thinking skills and teach you how to present clearly supported/evidenced opinions as you progress through the course. You'll also be able to make use of our excellent links with local police forces.
Taking part in our programme, you’ll be taught by internationally respected experts including experienced Forensic practitioners using the most advanced concepts and methodologies to develop your scientific knowledge. Our teaching team includes active researchers who are recognised as ‘world leading’ in the most recent Research Excellence Framework.†
If you are fascinated by forensic science and its impact in solving crimes and are looking for a career that makes a difference, our course has been carefully designed to equip you with developing specific subject knowledge and the practical skills to succeed. We embed transferable skills across the course to boost your employability while providing opportunities for personal and professional development to ensure our graduates leave with the ability to tackle complex scientific problems with confidence, skill and maturity.
Our Forensic Science degree equips you for a range of career options to work as a forensic scientist, an academic researcher, commercial scientist, crime scene investigator, scientific sales, or teaching – to name just a few possible destinations.
This course gives you the valuable skills and experiences that employers actively look for. It’s our way of putting you – and your career – at the heart of what we do.