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If you are excited by understanding the world from a scientific perspective or pushing boundaries and creating new knowledge then our applied science programmes could give you just the interesting career you are looking for. You will get the chance to study in our modern laboratories using excellent equipment including finger printing and forgery detection apparatus and microbiological facilities including aseptic work spaces, cultures and fermentation equipment. Previous students have had work experience with paramedics, at hospital laboratories, an Arson Unit and forensic departments at QinetiQ and De La Rue. There are also visits to outside laboratories and local fire stations to see forensics in practice, with guest speakers including Forensic Collision Investigation Unit.
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You will study in our bright, modern laboratories with industry standard equipment including finger printing kit and forgery detection apparatus, an electrostatic lifter for analysing shoe prints. We also have extensive microbiological facilities including aseptic work spaces and cultures and fermentation equipment.
Students have progressed to higher level study at universities including:
University of Portsmouth - Criminology and Forensic Studies
Lancaster University - Biological Sciences
University of Winchester - Criminology
University of Worcester - Forensic Psychology
Birmingham City University - Criminology, Policing and Investigation
Aberystwyth University - Veterinary Biosciences
University of Hull - Physics
Oxford Brookes University - Biomedical Science
Southampton Solent University - Criminology