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Forensic Investigation and Analysis (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Sligo, Ireland
This Forensic Investigation and Analysis (Hons) course from Institute of Technology Sligo combines scientific analytical skills in  chemistry and biology in conjunction with an in-depth knowledge of crime scene management.
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Overview

In Forensic Investigation and Analysis (Hons) course from Institute of Technology Sligo students will carry out an extensive laboratory-based research project in an area of direct relevance to forensic investigation. 

This will give you an opportunity to to use sophisticated analytical instrumentation and learn skills such as project management, independent learning, planning, time management and report writing. This course also has advanced modules in environmental forensics, chemical analysis, chemistry, immunodiagnostics, molecular biology/DNA analysis, and advanced crime scene management.

Graduates with Forensic Investigation and Analysis (Hons) from Institute of Technology Sligo will:

  • be versatile with key skills in chemical analysis, bio-analysis, IT and communications and project management. 
  • attain employment in laboratories in a variety of sectors from forensics, environmental, pharmaceutical and food industries as well as engaging in further postgraduate study.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    480 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environmental Forensics
  • Crime Scene Management
  • Forensic Evaluation & Court
  • Analytical Toxicology
  • Forensic Molecular Biology
  • Forensic Chemical Analysis
  • Molecular Biology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    65

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  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    513

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General Requirements

  • The requirement for entry to one of our Level 8 programmes is a minimum of 4 grade O6 and 2 Grade H5. This must include English or Irish and Mathematics.
  • We accept a H7 and above in Higher Level Mathematics, and also a B2 or higher in Foundation mathematics, as meeting the mathematics entry requirements.
  • We require a minimum of 160 points for all Level 8 programmes.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10500 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Sligo

  • 650 - 1000 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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