Forensic science

As a forensic science student, you’ll learn to gather and analyse scientific evidence to help solve crime, gaining a range of employer-friendly transferable skills along the way.

Forensics student. Investigator. Promoter.


Award winner Martin loves uncovering the truth and spreading his love of forensics to a wider world.

Our courses

We offer a number of ways to study forensic science. You can undertake a full-time three-year degree or choose a sandwich course with a placement in industry. If you don’t meet the entry requirements for a three-year course, you can apply for an extended degree with an added foundation year.

Why Greenwich is great for forensic science

We offer specialist forensic provision with outstanding laboratory and crime scene facilities. Our Forensic Science BSc Hons is ranked in the Top 10 in the UK (Complete University Guide 2019).

Research and partnerships

Our academic team is currently researching in the fields of entomology, fingerprints, bacteriology and anthropology. Future research will explore the prevention of cybercrime and the examination of crime scenes set up following alleged sexual offences.

Join us as a research student

Graduates from our undergraduate forensic science courses can move on to our MRes degree. Normally, you will need a 2.1 or First. If you have a suitable research proposal in forensic science, we can help you apply to the university and find the appropriate supervisor.

Contact

fes_research_office@gre.ac.uk

Working with industry

Our expert staff, industry-standard facilities and research expertise can help your business grow.

Find out more

Greenwich Research & Enterprise

Contact

enterprise@gre.ac.uk

020 8331 7867

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