48 months
24250 CAD/year
6100 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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Graduate with unique qualifications having been mentored by experts in forensic biology, this new degree gives you all the advantages of a degree in Forensic Science, something you won’t get through any other forensics program in Canada. Forensic Biology (Hons) is offered at Trent University

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Analyzing blood or hair specimens at crime scenes; identifying illegal products from endangered species; and deciphering the cause of death of an individual based on human remains – just a few examples of the role forensic biologists play in the field of forensic science. Trent’s Forensics Biology degree gives you all the advantages of hands-on forensic studies, while developing your expertise as a biological scientist.

 Students of the Forensic Biology (Hons) offered at Trent University  receive a comprehensive biology education that includes the study of life – from the level of molecules and cells to populations and communities – applying this knowledge practically as they practice case work and learn to work as a team in crime scenes and criminal investigations.


  • Crime Scene Technician
  • Criminalist
  • DNA Analyst
  • Genetic Counselor
  • Coroner
  • Wildlife Forensic Scientist
  • Forensic Pathologist
  • Medical Research Scientist
  • Forensic Anthropologist
  • DNA Scientist
  • Bloodstain Pattern Analyst
  • Forensic Toxicologist

Programme Structure

Popular Courses:

  • Biocrime and Bioterrorism
  • Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
  • Cell Biology
  • Forensic Entomology
  • Human Osteology
  • Laboratory DNA Forensics
  • Non-Human DNA Forensics
  • Workplace Readiness and Professional Ethics
  • Bioinformatics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 75% overall average. Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics

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.


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