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CONCURRENT DEGREE PROGRAMMES with KING’S COLLEGE LONDON ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY KCL is one of the top 30 universities in the world (2014 QS World one of the largest concentrations of biomedical research and University Rankings), and the fourth oldest in England. With teaching activity in the continent. The School hosts a Wellcome distinguished reputation in biomedical and biological sciences, Trust-funded Centre for Biomolecular Spectroscopy, operating it has a major role in important advances that have happened in at the interface between basic and clinical science. King’s Drug human history such as the discovery of the structure of DNA. It is Control Centre also operates the anti-doping facility for the the largest centre for the education of healthcare professionals London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, alongside the global in Europe; with the School of Biomedical Sciences representing pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline. CONCURRENT DEGREE PROGRAMMES (CDP) IN ANALYTICAL TOXICOLOGY/FORENSIC SCIENCE The KCL Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Forensic Science is the longest running programme of its type in England. Taught by practicing forensic scientists and relevant experts in this field, this programme is highly established. The KCL School of Biomedical Sciences has formal associations with the Forensic Science Service and the Metropolitan Police Forensic Services Directorate, and has links to many forensic science and drug testing laboratories within UK as well as globally. Students will be 4 exposed to technology and methodology at the forefront of forensic science research and development, and will have placement opportunities in forensic laboratories. The KCL M.Sc. in Analytical Toxicology is a unique programme in UK that integrates theoretical and practical aspects of analytical science with clinical and forensic toxicology. Apart from complementing forensic science, this programme prepares students for potential careers in analytical and supervisory roles within government and private institutions. • 3 to 4 years of Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Chemistry or Life Sciences in NUS • Followed by 1 year of M.Sc. in Analytical Toxicology/Forensic Science in the School of Biomedical Sciences in KCL • Allows double-counting of up to 20 MCs between the B.Sc. (Hons.)and M.Sc. • Students on the M.Sc. pays KCL’s home student tuition fees during that 1 year • 12-weeks UROPS during the 2nd/3rd year of the B.Sc.(Hons.)in the Analytical Toxicology or Forensic Science laboratories in KCL to expose students to research in these areas forms part of the CDP • For Life Sciences and Chemistry majors with a minor in Forensic Science For more details, refer to IED brochure.indd 4 8/20/14 6:10 PM
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