Faculty of Science and Technology - Bournemouth University

Bachelor in Forensic Investigation - Grado en Investigación Forense

Faculty of Science and Technology - Bournemouth University
  • Imparte:
  • Modalidad:
  • Precio:
    UK/ROI/Channel Islands: £9,250 per year
    International: £14,100 per year
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  • Comienzo:
    Septiembre 2024
  • Lugar:
    Reino Unido
  • Duración:
    3 Años
  • Idioma:
    El Grado se imparte en Inglés
  • Titulación:
    BSc (Hons) Forensic Investigation (with Foundation Year option)


Designed specifically for those interested in the investigative side of forensics, the course deals with the theoretical and practical aspects of forensic investigation of crime scenes and disaster investigations.


104 - 120 UCAS tariff points including a minimum of 2 A levels or equivalent. BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM. Foundation year: 48-72 UCAS tariff points.

International entry requirements:
If English is not your first language you´ll need IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each of the components or equivalent.


Forensic investigation is a wide-ranging and compelling subject, drawing from scientific methods and practical training within criminal investigation, taught by professional practitioners and guest speakers who are experts in their fields
Covering biological and analytical science, the degree provides an understanding and knowledge of key concepts in relevant law, professional skills, crime scenes and forensic sciences
Carried out in a variety of stimulating environments, including science labs, IT labs, field trips, and dedicated crime scene teaching labs in used for crime scene reconstruction
Year one is shared with students taking BSc (Hons) Forensic Science, with the option to switch degrees at the end of the year
Gain valuable work experience on your placement if you choose to take one and springboard into a career as a forensic investigator post-graduation
You´ll be career-ready, with 87% of graduates from our forensic and archaeological sciences courses in employment or further study after 15 months.


Foundation year
Core units
Academic Study Skills
Applied Sciences
Introduction to Biology
Introduction to Psychology
Mathematics in Science
Foundation Year Project

Year 1
Core units
Forensic Research Skills
Cell Biology
Human Anatomy and Physiology
Introduction to Forensic Investigation
Introduction to Psychology

Year 2
Core units
Crime Scene and Advanced Crime Scene
Digital Forensics Fundamentals
Forensic Law & Practice
Forensic Science

Option units
Semester 2 (choose one):
Case studies in Forensic Science
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Introduction to Toxicology

Optional placement year
You may choose to complete an optional 30-week minimum or a short five-week industrial work placement. You’ll get an opportunity to include a period of academic study during this time. The placement year offers a chance to gain experience and make contacts for the future.

Final year
Core units
Advanced Forensic Science
Independent Research Project
International Investigations

Option units
Semester 1 (choose one):
Environmental Forensics
Forensic Toxicology
The Science of Human Remains

Semester 2 (choose one):
Forensic Practice
Occupational Health & Safety

Salidas profesionales

Collision Investigator
Junior Forensic Examiner
Lab Technician
Configuration analyst
Logistics Technician

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