The course gives the opportunity for students to follow the expanding area of Forensic Science. The course builds upon the Department of Health and Human Sciences undergraduate degree in forensic and bioanalytical science and the close links with practitioners and national forensic testing laboratories. Units in the areas of criminalistics, forensic bioanalysis, molecular diagnostics, research methods, and drug and poison analysis. The MSc is supported by the work of the Institute of Health Policy and the Institute of Brain Chemistry and Human Nutrition. Links will enable students to undertake projects at leading institutions for forensic science.