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Forensic & Investigative Sciences PhD

Forensic & Investigative Sciences PhD

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Full time | Cambridge Campus | 2 years | 16-SEP-23

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Full time


2 years

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Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Forensic Science (Non-Medical) Forensic Medical Studies

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Course Summary


Pursue your research studies with a pioneering group in analysis-based research and make a valuable contribution to scientific understanding and techniques in the forensics field. PhD candidates are encouraged to take an active role in the School's research community in areas of crime scene and evidence, forensic analysis and genetics.

Forensic science is well-established as a discipline at our University. We collaborate with many different investigative organisations including police forces and fire and rescue services, other universities and various forensic analytical services and companies. We have strong relationships with our partners, and this allows us to explore, diagnose, understand and develop areas of knowledge to improve the many aspects of forensic and investigative sciences used in court.


Research and professional training will be part of your programme, with courses including scientific writing and publishing, research methods, subject updates and conference presentation.

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Entry requirements

PhD: Students need a master degree or equivalent in a related subject area. PhD with progression from MPhil: Students need a Bachelor degree or equivalent with first or upper second class honours, in a related subject area.

University information

Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) has a proud history dating back to 1858, when philanthropist John Ruskin opened the first campus as what was then the Cambridge School of Art. ARU has grown exponentially since then, with four campuses in the East Anglia region. These are in: Cambridge Chelmsford London Peterborough Now students can study a range of subjects at ARU at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, with flexible...more

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