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BSc (Hons) Forensic Investigation

Bournemouth University

1 Location : Bournemouth University

Course details


Study mode

Full time

Length

3 year course

Distance learning

Not Available

Placement year

Optional

Year abroad

Not Available

Foundation year

Not Available

Study mode

Full time

Length

3 year course

Distance learning

Not Available

Placement year

Optional

Year abroad

Not Available

Foundation year

Not Available

Course data summary

Average Earnings

£21,000

15 months after the course for Forensic and archaeological sciences graduates at Bournemouth University

Employment

88%

go on to work and/or study

15 months after the course for Forensic and archaeological sciences graduates at Bournemouth University

25%

are using what they learnt during their studies in their current work

15 months after the course for Forensic and archaeological sciences graduates at Bournemouth University

83%

The course has developed the knowledge and skills I think I will need for my future.

Final year BSc Forensic and archaeological sciences students at Bournemouth University

83%

Staff value students’ views and opinions about the course.

Final year BSc Forensic and archaeological sciences students at Bournemouth University

83%

Teaching staff have supported my learning well.

Final year BSc Forensic and archaeological sciences students at Bournemouth University

What you need to know about the data

  • The data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • Some courses and providers have been affected more than others.
  • The data tells you about the experience of recent students, but your experience may be different.
  • Read more about this data

Student Satisfaction

The Student satisfaction score is not available for courses in England because the question is not included in the survey for England.

Read more about this data

The teaching on my course

97%

86%

76%

93%

Data from

30 students (74% of those who were asked)

Data for students graduating 2022-23

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Learning opportunities

76%

86%

76%

76%

83%

Data from

30 students (74% of those who were asked)

Data for students graduating 2022-23

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Assessment and feedback

83%

69%

93%

79%

72%

Data from

30 students (74% of those who were asked)

Data for students graduating 2022-23

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Academic Support

72%

83%

Data from

30 students (74% of those who were asked)

Data for students graduating 2022-23

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Organisation and management

76%

67%

Data from

30 students (74% of those who were asked)

Data for students graduating 2022-23

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Learning resources

75%

97%

92%

Data from

30 students (74% of those who were asked)

Data for students graduating 2022-23

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Student voice

83%

83%

59%

71%

Data from

30 students (74% of those who were asked)

Data for students graduating 2022-23

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Mental wellbeing

79% Information about mental wellbeing support services has been well communicated.

Data from

30 students (74% of those who were asked)

Data for students graduating 2022-23

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Freedom of expression

90% I have felt free to express my ideas, opinions and beliefs.

Data from

30 students (74% of those who were asked)

Data for students graduating 2022-23

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

85% of students are still on the course or have completed it

After 1 year on the course

Data for entrants in 2020-21

Source: Data for individual students collected directly from universities and colleges

Data from

60 students.

What you need to know about professional accreditation

A professionally accredited course is one which has been approved or endorsed by one or more professional bodies. This is because the learning and achievement of graduates meets the professional benchmarks and standards set by the accrediting body.

Read more about professional accreditation

The Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences provides an accreditation system for both undergraduate and postgraduate courses in forensic science and related topics. Accreditation is given provided the course content meets with the Society's component standards which provide a quality endorsement of the course. Find out more

What you need to know about earnings data

  • Some data is from graduates surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • Labour markets change
  • Salaries vary across regions in the UK
  • There are lots of factors that affect graduate earnings.
  • Read more about earnings

Average earnings for all full-time Forensic and archaeological sciences courses

For graduates from Bournemouth University

After 15 months

£21,000

Typical range: £19,000 - £25,000

Data from

35 people

(60% of those asked).

Data for students graduating 2020-21

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

After 3 years

£21,000

Typical range: £18,000 - £26,500

Data from

100 people.


Data for students graduating 2013-15

Source: Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) dataset

After 5 years

£26,000

Typical range: £21,000 - £31,000

Data from

100 people.


Data for students graduating 2013-15

Source: Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) dataset

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After 15 months

£22,000

Typical range: £19,000 - £25,000

Data from

1030 people.

100% of UK-resident Forensic and archaeological sciences graduates from Bournemouth University are employed in England.

Data for students graduating 2020-21

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

After 3 years

£21,000

(excludes Northern Ireland)

Typical range: £17,000 - £25,000

Data from

2020 people.

98% of UK-resident Forensic and archaeological sciences graduates from Bournemouth University are based in England.

Data for students graduating 2013-15

Source: Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) dataset

After 5 years

£24,500

(excludes Northern Ireland)

Typical range: £19,500 - £30,000

Data from

2040 people.

97% of UK-resident Forensic and archaeological sciences graduates from Bournemouth University are based in England.

Data for students graduating 2013-15

Source: Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) dataset

What you need to know about employment data

  • Some data is from graduates surveyed during Covid-19 pandemic
  • Labour markets vary and change over time
  • Employment and job opportunities vary across regions in the UK
  • Read more about employment

88% of the students go on to work and / or study

What graduates are doing 15 months after the course

The data displayed is from students on this and other courses in Forensic and archaeological sciences.

There was not enough data to publish information specifically for this course. This may be because the course size is too small or not enough students responded to the survey. This does not reflect on the quality of the course.

Data for students graduating 2020-21

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data from

65 students (60% of those who were asked).

Occupation types 15 months after the course

The data displayed is from students on this and other courses in Forensic and archaeological sciences.

There was not enough data to publish information specifically for this course. This may be because the course size is too small or not enough students responded to the survey. This does not reflect on the quality of the course.

Data for students graduating 2020-21

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data from

50 students (60% of those who were asked).

55% In highly skilled work

  • 15% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
  • 10% Business and public service associate professionals
  • 5% Natural and social science professionals
  • 5% Welfare and housing associate professionals
  • Less than 5% Information Technology Professionals
  • Less than 5% Other Health Professionals
  • Less than 5% Teaching Professionals

40% In other work

  • 10% Sales occupations
  • 10% Administrative occupations
  • 10% Elementary occupations

5% In unknown work

  • Employed after finishing the course but employment type is not known

What you need to know about the data

80% of graduates find their current work meaningful

The data displayed is from students on this and other courses in Forensic and archaeological sciences.

There was not enough data to publish information specifically for this course. This may be because the course size is too small or not enough students responded to the survey. This does not reflect on the quality of the course.

Perception of work after graduating

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data for students graduating 2020-21

Data from

45 students (60% of those who were asked)

25% Usefulness

I am utilising what I learnt during my studies in my current work.

80% Meaningfulness

My current work is meaningful.

50% Future

My current work fits with my future plans.

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