Study biology and forensic science

Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Gold award

Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Gold award

Our commitment to high quality teaching has been recognised with a TEF Gold rating. The University has received an overall rating of Gold, as well as securing a Gold award in the framework's two new student experience and student outcomes categories.


Our degrees in biosciences are accredited by the Royal Society of Biology (RSB) and reflect the latest developments and offers training in genetics, molecular biology, bioinformatics and evolutionary biology.

Practical studies will include a laboratory and/or field-based project, a data project or a systematic review, which might take place in a laboratory or an organisation outside the University.

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Forensic science

Our forensic science course prepares you for a career as a forensic scientist and is accredited by the Chartered Society of Forensic Scientists (CSFC) for the component standards in Interpretation, Evaluation and Presentation of Evidence; Laboratory Analysis; and Crime Scene Investigation.

We are ranked No. 9 in the UK for Forensic Science (Complete University Guide 2023).

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Our facilities

Our facilities enable students to prepare for their future careers.

Pharmacy, chemistry and biosciences students benefit from new, state-of-the-art laboratories and pharmacy dispensing and hospital ward simulation suites.

Forensic science students can gain real-world experience in our scene-of-crime house, using specialist equipment and precise techniques to obtain and preserve samples and evidence.

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Future Skills

Knowledge to give you the edge

Embedded within every course curriculum and throughout the whole Kingston experience, Future Skills will play a role in shaping you to become a future-proof graduate, providing you with the skills most valued by employers such as problem-solving, digital competency, and adaptability.

As you progress through your degree, you'll learn to navigate, explore and apply these graduate skills, learning to demonstrate and articulate to employers how future skills give you the edge.

At Kingston University, we're not just keeping up with change, we're creating it.

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