menu icon
Forensic Medicine & Science MSc (Res)

Forensic Medicine & Science MSc (Res)

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Medicine (General) Forensic Medical Studies Forensic Science (Non-Medical)

Course type


Course Summary

Forensic Medicine & Science has a longstanding history of offering research degrees to students from the UK and overseas, with many graduates going on to become established experts and leaders in their specialties.

The academic unit of Forensic Medicine & Science at the University of Glasgow encompasses the two disciplines Forensic Pathology and Forensic Toxicology. Both are primarily service-based but with additional involvement in teaching and e unit is now the longest established academic forensic institution in the United Kingdom (founded 1839), probably the largest, and one of the few to combine pathology and toxicology under one roof.

Our MSc (Research) includes both taught and research elements. You will be required to undertake 60 to 90 credits worth of taught courses as well as independent study which represents some contribution to knowledge.

Different course options

Full time | University of Glasgow | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date


Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need a 2.1 honours degree or equivalent.

University information

The University of Glasgow is one of four ancient universities in Scotland, founded back in 1451. The university is part of the prestigious Russell Group, and is one of only two universities in the UK to be awarded a 5 Stars Plus by the QS University Rankings 2017. Alumni include seven Nobel Prize winners, Scotland’s First Minister and a Prime Minister, while Albert Einstein gave a lecture on the theory of relativity there back in 1933. The...more