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Bachelor of Science with Honours [BSc (Hons)] Forensic and Analytical Science

Course Specification: Core Award Data

Course Specification: Student Learning Experience

 

  Full-time
  Stage 1   Semester 1 CREDITS LEVEL  
  AS1006   Introduction to Crime Scene and Forensic Techniques. -- SCQF 7  
  AS1010   Applied Microbiology 15 SCQF 7  
  AS1801   Chemistry For Life Sciences 15 SCQF 7  
  AS1901   Biology for Life Sciences 15 SCQF 7  
    Total for Semester:   45  
 
  Full-time
  Stage 1   Semester 2 CREDITS LEVEL  
  AS1006   Introduction to Crime Scene and Forensic Techniques. 30 SCQF 7  
  AS1026   Biomolecular Science 15 SCQF 7  
  AS1802   Analytical Techniques for Life Sciences 15 SCQF 7  
  AS1903   Practical Skills for Life Sciences 15 SCQF 7  
    Total for Semester:   75  
 
    Total for Stage: 120    
  Full-time
  Stage 2   Semester 1 CREDITS LEVEL  
  AS2011   Forensic Biology 15 SCQF 8  
  AS2040   Analytical Science 1 15 SCQF 8  
  AS2063   Forensic Examination & Analysis -- SCQF 8  
  BS2178   Legal Framework 15 SCQF 11  
    Total for Semester:   45  
 
  Full-time
  Stage 2   Semester 2 CREDITS LEVEL  
  AS2010   Anthropology 15 SCQF 8  
  AS2041   Analytical Science 2 15 SCQF 8  
  AS2063   Forensic Examination & Analysis 30 SCQF 8  
  AS2232   Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry 15 SCQF 8  
    Total for Semester:   75  
 
    Total for Stage: 120    
  Full-time
  Stage 3   Semester 1 CREDITS LEVEL  
  AS3017   Forensic Genetics 15 SCQF 9  
  AS3040   Analytical Chemistry 15 SCQF 9  
  AS3065   Fire, Explosions And Firearms -- SCQF 9  
  AS3067   Trace Evidence Analysis -- SCQF 9  
    Total for Semester:   30  
 
  Full-time
  Stage 3   Semester 2 CREDITS LEVEL  
  AS3065   Fire, Explosions And Firearms 30 SCQF 9  
  AS3066   Forensic Toxicology And Substances Of Abuse 15 SCQF 9  
  AS3067   Trace Evidence Analysis 30 SCQF 9  
  AS3070   Spectral Analysis and Interpretation 15 SCQF 9  
    Total for Semester:   90  
 
  Full-time
  Stage 3   Semester 3 CREDITS LEVEL  
  AS3099   One Year Sandwich Placement 120 SCQF 9   A
    Total for Semester:   120  
Route A - On completion of Stage 3 students have the option to undertake a one year industrial placement. The placement module will be undertaken between Stages 3 and 4.
 
    Total for Stage: 240    
  Full-time
  Stage 4   Semester 1 CREDITS LEVEL  
  AS4040   Advanced Analytical Techniques 15 SCQF 10  
  AS4049   Project -- SCQF 10  
  AS4074   DNA Technologies 30 SCQF 10  
    Total for Semester:   45  
 
  Full-time
  Stage 4   Semester 2 CREDITS LEVEL  
  AS4049   Project 45 SCQF 10  
  AS4073   Interpretation, Evaluation And Presentation Of Evidence 15 SCQF 10  
  Choose 1 option module from the following group:
  
  AS4052   Oilfield Chemicals 15 SCQF 10  
  BS4268   Criminology 15 SCQF 10  
    Total for Semester:   75  
 
    Total for Stage: 120