There is a wide range of facilities for practical work at our Penrhyn Road campus, where this course is based.
You will have access to a modern environment with the latest equipment, including our scene of crime house where we recreate crime scenes. This allows you to put your forensic skills to the test, from dusting for fingerprints to searching for and analysing samples (read more below).
You will also benefit from:
The scene of crime house is a real semi-detached house located on-site. Its five rooms contain various types of mock crime scenes, including burglary, arson, assault and sexual crime.
Students have to pick up evidence carefully and transport it back to the labs for preservation and analysis. Even the garden contains evidence and is used by the forensic team's archaeologist for teaching.
The learning resources centre offers:
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