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Develop an eye for forensic detail and lead crime investigations with this Bachelor of Justice Studies - Bachelor of Forensic Studies from University of Canberra. 

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Overview

You’ll be able to demonstrate broad theoretical and technical knowledge in the application of science in legal matters, cross-examine witnesses and master forensic biology and chemistry. The course will build your understanding of the social and cultural dimensions of the justice system and prepare you to influence and protect your local community.

Career paths? How about working in federal law enforcement agencies, DNA testing labs, the medical, quarantine and research industries, or as government policy advisor? Tick!

Study a Bachelor of Justice Studies - Bachelor of Forensic Studies from University of Canberra and you will:

  • learn the ins-and-outs of Australia’s legal system in a broader context.
  • understand the social, theoretical, legal, economic and political environment affecting the justice sector
  • apply your knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy, well-developed judgment and responsibility
  • individually and collaboratively analyse information, investigate problems and generate solutions
  • develop cognitive, technical and communication skills that will equip you for professional roles in research, operations, policy or advocacy
  • be able to demonstrate a broad and coherent theoretical and technical knowledge in forensic science or in the application of science to legal matters
  • learn to cross examine expert witnesses across a range of forensic disciplines
  • be able to transmit knowledge, skills and ideas to people within the legal system including judges and juries
  • master forensic biology and chemistry for criminal investigations
  • learn analytical techniques for collecting and examining trace evidence.

Career opportunities

UC’s Bachelor of Justice Studies/Bachelor of Forensic Studies will prepare you to hit the ground running or move up the ladder through numerous careers, from lab technician, researcher, law enforcer and policy advisor to researcher and even environmental protection.

Graduates will have the justice and forensic skills and qualifications required to explore roles or progress careers in:

  • policy development
  • court administration
  • law enforcement and security
  • corrective services and police forces in each state and territory
  • criminology research
  • laboratories, including DNA and diagnostic testing labs
  • customs, quarantine and other protection services
  • medical and research services
  • public and private hospitals and healthcare sector businesses, including those that provide forensic, medical or research services.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Chemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry 
  • Forensic Chemistry
  • Forensic Toxicology and Drug Analysis 
  •  Criminal Justice

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Credits

96 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

Admission to this course is based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by the following means:

  • Year 12 ATAR
  • other Australian Qualification
  • work experience
  • overseas qualification
CRICOS Code: 099017F

Tuition Fee

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    32900 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32900 AUD per year during 48 months.

Funding

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