Would you like to become a Forensic Scientist? Could you see yourself as a Crime Scene Investigator? Are you interested in the way things work? If so this course could be the one for you. During the course you will study modules in; Physiology of Human Body Systems, Microbiology, Genetics, Practical Chemical Analysis, Medical Physics Techniques, Chemical Laboratory Techniques, Criminology, Forensic Evidence Collection and Analysis, Criminal Psychology and Forensic Psychology.
Applicants must have 5 GCSEs (A*-C) or (Grade 4/5 and above) including English language, maths & science. Level 2 Diploma in Applied Science, Merit or above will also be considered. Entry will be subject to a satisfactory reference and interview.
Entry decisions will be discretionary at interview. Students will continually be assessed through probation period to ensure they are on the correct level.
What can I do next
Learners can either progress on to the HND Applied Biology course at HoW College or apply to university to study a science or psychology related course. It is also possible to gain employment in a laboratory as a science technician in settings such as the NHS, schools or in an industrial laboratory.
- Physiology of human body systems
- Practical chemical analysis
- Medical physics techniques
- Forensic evidence collection
- Forensic psychology