Forensic science degrees are a popular choice for students interested in chemistry, law and crime. A forensic science degree focuses on the analysis and processes used in physical evidence found at crime scenes.
In the UK there are only around 30 institutions that offer forensic science degrees. To gain entry to a program you will typically be required to achieve the following A Level Grades and UCAS Points:
- A Level Grades: AAB - BBC
- UCAS Points: 136 - 112
Required and Desired Subjects: Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics
Most forensic science graduates choose to work directly in the field in a range of job roles, as the degree equips students with a range of scientific skills. Some popular job roles and careers of graduates are:
- Police scientific support laboratories
- Health and safety executive
- Laboratory analyst
- Petrochemical industry
- Forensic scientist
87% of forensic science graduates are either placed in further study or employment within 6 months of graduating, with an average earning of £21.5k.