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Forensic Science 

University of Technology Sydney

Bachelor On Campus
36 months
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861 AUD/credit
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About

The Bachelor of Forensic Science at the University of Technology Sydney prepares students for professional and specialist work in the discipline of forensic science.  

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Overview

Students build a solid foundation of skills and knowledge in the enabling sciences, complemented by an in-depth understanding of forensic science in the context of their chosen discipline.  

Development of critical thinking and problem-solving skills is a focus of the degree, with graduates in high demand from a diverse range of industries and organisations.

This Bachelor of Forensic Science at the University of Technology Sydney provides students with a thorough understanding of how forensic science can solve and prevent crime. 

Majors include Biology, Chemistry, CSI, Digital Forensic.

This is a hands-on course using world-class facilities that are modelled on operational laboratories.

The aim is to produce professional forensic scientists with highly adaptable scientific skills accompanied by a thorough grounding in theory and practice. 

This is a well-regarded course with strong links to industries such as the federal and state police services, national and international forensic institutions, and government laboratories.

Careers

Career options vary according to the chosen major.

  • Chemistry: criminalist, trace evidence specialist, explosive specialist, analytical chemist, toxicologist, clinical or regulatory toxicologist, analytical technician.
  • Biology: DNA specialist, forensic scientist, molecular research scientist, hospital scientist, pathology technician, forensic anthropologist, forensic pathologist.
  • Crime scene investigation: scene-of-crime officer, team leader in investigations, fire investigator, trace evidence specialist, forensic scientist, analyst.
  • Digital forensics: digital forensic scientist or analyst, e-Discovery analyst, cyberthreat intelligence analyst, fraud investigator, information security analyst, malware analyst.

Graduates of these majors could find employment with organisations such as the Australian Federal Police, state policing agencies, ASIO, CSIRO, ANSTO, customs, immigration, banks and financial institutions, consulting and accounting firms, private forensic agencies, and cybersecurity firms.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Principles of Forensic Science
  • Principles of Scientific Practice
  • Mathematical Modelling for Science
  • Chemistry  
  • Cell Biology and Genetics
  • Forensic Statistics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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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).
6.5
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Credits

144 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
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).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 092381J 

  • Applicants must have completed an Australian Year 12 qualification, Australian Qualifications Framework Diploma, or equivalent Australian or overseas qualification at the required level.
  • The English proficiency 
  • To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    861 AUD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 861 AUD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
  • All offers made to domestic undergraduate students will be for Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP).

Funding

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