UWS Clearing 2022

Applied Bioscience with Forensic Investigation



BSc (Hons)


4 years full-time




September 2022



About the course

Get ready to pursue a career in the biological or forensic sciences with UWS’s BSc (Hons) Applied Bioscience with Forensic Investigation programme.

This programme will equip you with the forensic analysis skills to assess crime scenes and analyse biological and chemical evidence. It will also develop your complex problem solving skills.

This programme is focussed on producing well-qualified, highly skilled graduates who meet the demands of the UK and international biotechnology, food, pharmaceutical, life sciences and forensic services.

  • Teaching focuses on the theory and application of laboratory techniques used in bioscience and forensic science.
  • An emphasis is placed on interactive learning and assessment, including case studies and discussion groups.
  • Work-based learning allows you to apply your knowledge in a real-world setting and develop the skills sought after by employers.
  • This programme is fully accredited by the Royal Society of Biology.

Applications for this course are open to people currently residing in:


Year 1: Open

Year 2: Open

Year 3: Open

Rest of UK (Eng, Wales & NI) & Republic of Ireland

Year 1: Open

Year 2: Open

Year 3: Open

International (including EU/EEA)

Year 1: Closed

Year 2: Closed

Year 3: Closed

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • Scottish Highers: CCC (63 UCAS Tariff points) including Biology or Human Biology
  • A levels: CC (64 UCAS Tariff points) including Biology or Human Biology
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H3 H3 H4 including Biology or Human Biology
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 24 points (3 @ HL) including Biology or Human Biology 
  • Scottish Wider Access Programme: Access to Science BBB or Access to Medicine BBB or Access to Biological and Chemical Sciences BBB or Access to Health & Biological Science BBB or Access to Radiography BBB or Access to Dietetics BBB or Access to Health & Life Sciences BBB, all including Biology or Human Biology
  • Scottish Advanced Highers: BBC (136 UCAS Tarff points) including Biology  or Human Biology and Chemistry
  • A levels: BBC (112 UCAS Tariff points) including Biology and Chemistry
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 30 points including Higher Level Biology or Human Biology and Chemistry
  • SQA HNC / BTEC Level 4 HNC: Applied Science; Bioscience
  • SQA HND / BTEC Level 5 HND: Applied Biological Science; Biomedical Science; Biotechnology; Environmental Science; Industrial Biotechnology

Further Information

Clearing Guide

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Fees & Funding

Your tuition fee status is determined by your nationality and the country where you are ordinarily resident. Find out all about undergraduate fees and funding for Scottish, UK, EU and International students – including information on tuition fees, student loans, and alternative sources of funding.

Contact us

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Whilst we may be dealing with a lot of enquiries during Results Day, our advisors will do everything they can to answer your call or email as efficiently as possible, so you shouldn’t be waiting too long.

T: 0800 027 1000 (Freephone within the UK)
T: +44 (0)141 849 4101 (outwith the UK)
E: clearing@uws.ac.uk


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