Erasmus Mundus Scholarships for Masters Program in Forensic Science 2011, UK
There is an increased worldwide tendency to committing different and more sophisticated kind of crimes that emphasizes the need for a higher number of trained professionals at a high level. This professional focus does not exclude research activities, which are very necessary owing to the dynamic nature of this science.
The globalisation propitiates people migrations and money and goods circulation around the world, which also extend criminal reach, so that the collaboration among Countries is essential, as well as the adoption of international working standards. The situation around crime and the high impact that terrorism and terrorist activities are having in modern societies has pushed the International Community to dedicate resources and develop initiatives to prevent criminal acts.
The different countries in the world are developing their own or joint strategies to make this fight against crime more efficient. An International Forensic Science Specialist Master developed to train and educate cohorts of future forensic scientists can serve this aim and provide with trained professionals to help protect people.
Applicants must possess a Bachelor degree in Science (or equivalent) from a recognised official Higher Education Institution in order to apply. The candidates need to accredit a minimum grade to access the course, being this 60% (upper second class). In case a percentage is not stated on the official transcript, the candidate will have to supply a certificate from their academic institutions in which percent marks are linked to the different grades awarded by the institution.
-Applicants also need to accredit a sufficient level of English to follow the course (IELTS 6.0, TOEFL 550 paper based, TOEFL 79 internet, or equivalent).
Scholarship Application Deadline: 14 January 2011
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