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Graduate Prospectus

Crime and Forensic Science MSc

Forensic science is a dynamic discipline that is crucial to the investigation of crime, the collection of evidence and intelligence, and in securing justice. This multi-disciplinary MSc programme offers students a unique opportunity to gain forensic science skills and methods within a holistic crime science framework.

Key Information

Modes and duration
  • Full-time: 1 year
Tuition Fees (2015/16)
UK/EU:
£10,765 (FT)
Overseas:
£22,350 (FT)
Application deadlines
All applicants:
31 July 2015

Funding

UCL Security and Crime Science is offering up to fourteen bursary scholarships of between £2,500 and £10,000 and you must apply by 30 April 2015 to be considered for one of these.

For further information, please visit our website.

Scholarships relevant to this department are displayed below. For a comprehensive list of the funding opportunities available at UCL, including funding relevant to your nationality, please visit the Scholarships and Funding website.

Brown Family Bursary - NOW CLOSED FOR 2015/16 ENTRY
Value:
£15,000 (1 year)
Eligibility:
UK students
Criteria:
Based on both academic merit and financial need
Department of Security and Crime Science Bursary Scholarships
Value:
£2,500 - £10,000 (1 year)
Eligibility:
UK, EU, Overseas students
Criteria:
Based on academic merit

More scholarships are listed on the Scholarships and Funding website

Applications

Entry Requirements

Normally a minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Relevant disciplines will generally include science subjects, for example chemistry, biology, physics, engineering or computer science; psychology, archaeology or geography. Alternatively candidates may qualify for entry if they can offer five or more years of relevant professional experience (for example in the police service, or with a forensic science provider).

English Language Requirements

If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.

The English language level for this programme is: Good

Further information can be found on our English language requirements page.

International students

Country-specific information, including details of when UCL representatives are visiting your part of the world, can be obtained from the International Students website.

International applicants can find out the equivalent qualification for their country by selecting from the list below.

Select your country:

How to apply

Students are advised to apply as early as possible due to competition for places. Those applying for scholarship funding (particularly overseas applicants) should take note of application deadlines.

Who can apply?

The programme is suitable for students from a range of different disciplines, as mentioned above, who wish to develop the skills necessary for a career or further doctoral research in this field.

Application deadlines
All applicants
31 July 2015
What are we looking for?
When we assess your application we would like to learn:
  • what particularly attracts you to this particular programme
  • why you want to study this subject in the Faculty of Engineering Sciences at UCL, rather than elsewhere
  • how your academic and professional background meets the demands of this programme
  • if you are aware and comfortable with the fact that the programme includes courses on statistics and quantitative analysis, as well as a general emphasis on the scientific method and empirical research
  • where you would like to go professionally with your degree
Together with essential academic requirements, the personal statement is your opportunity to illustrate whether your reasons for applying to this programme match what the programme will deliver.

Next Steps

Contact Information
 
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Make an application

For more information see our Applications page.

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