The Master's programme in Forensic Science is unique in the Netherlands by building on a range of scientific backgrounds and disciplines.
The goal of the programme is to train good scientists, armed with forensic knowledge and professional skills. Do you want to make your scientific knowledge socially relevant within the context of law and order? Then you should apply for Forensic Science.
The Master's in Forensic Science offers an interdisciplinary programme to students with a background in life science, chemistry, computer science, mathematics and others. Our lecturers are not only university professors, but also experts from the forensic field, as well as from the Dutch Police Force and the Netherlands Forensic Institute. Students study the fundamentals of forensic science together and will learn to understand the forensic process and the role of forensic evidence herein, dealing with topics such as hypothesis formation, data collection and analysis, integrity of science, and quality management. They will be trained in understanding the relevancy of different traces, the methods used to analyse those traces and the value of evidence they can provide.