48 months
24250 CAD/year
6100 CAD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


A joint degree with Physics could come in handy. Want to analyze the mental state of criminals, or become a criminal profiler? Combine your Forensics and Arts, Forensics and Science degree at Trent University with a B.A. in Psychology.

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Trent is the only university in Canada to offer students the chance to combine your study of forensics with one of several different academic disciplines. Choose a joint major in forensics in combination with a vast array of complementary areas of study in either the arts or the sciences. Interested in a career in forensics specializing in ballistics?

The emerging field of computer forensics means a joint major with Computing Systems can help you stand out from the crowd. No matter what your forensic career ambitions are, you have plenty of options at Trent.

Career Opportunities after the  Forensics and Arts, Forensics and Science degree at Trent University

  • Crime Scene Technician
  • Criminalist
  • Police Officer
  • DNA Analyst
  • Wildlife Forensic Scientist
  • Research Scientist
  • Forensic Pathologist
  • Medical Research Scientist
  • Document Analyst

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Crime Scene Investigation
  • Laboratory DNA Forensics
  • Trends in Forensic Science
  • Biocrime and Bioterrorism
  • Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
  • Computer Crime and Forensics
  • Criminology in Forensics
  • Forensic Anthropology
  • Toxicology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Ontario Secondary School Requirements:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)
  • A minimum of six Grade 12 4U or 4M courses, including program specific prerequisites
  • A minimum 70% overall final average (unless otherwise specified below)
  • ENG 4U with a minimum of 60%

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24250 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24250 CAD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    6100 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6100 CAD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Peterborough

1015 - 1615 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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