Our distance learning Masters Degree course is designed to equip you to face the challenges of understanding the science behind the many and varied analytical techniques used to examine forensic evidence.
You will learn how to:
- Select the most appropriate techniques for different evidence types.
- Interpret the results.
- Apply critical analysis to determine what that means in terms of evidential value.
There is a strong emphasis on developing independent thinking and new technology. The course draws heavily on the University of Leicester’s world-wide reputation for innovation in forensic science in areas such as DNA profiling, fingerprint enhancement and forensic engineering. World renowned academics at the University contribute to the course.
This postgraduate degree benefits further from the University of Leicester being an integral part of the Global Forensics Network. This network enables students enrolled at Leicester to select some of the taught element of the programme from modules offered by the forensic science Masters courses at the University of Florida and the University of Canberra. This will give you access to learning material offered by highly respected forensic scientists selected on a global basis.
You will also be able to tailor the course, by focussing on modules that create a specialisation which can be suited to your professional needs.