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Forensic Science

Western Sydney University

Master Online
18 months
Duration
24840 AUD/year
15200 AUD/year
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About

The Forensic Science program at Western Sydney University is designed to give you advanced level knowledge across a range of forensic disciplines and offers a truly global perspective on the leading developments in forensic science analysis and interpretation.

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Overview

The Forensic Science program at Western Sydney University  is designed for those looking for advanced knowledge across a range of forensic disciplines including crime scene investigation, fingerprint detection and identification, forensic chemistry, forensic biology, forensic toxicology, illicit drug analysis, and forensic medicine. This course offers a range of specialised study areas including toxicology, blood distribution and spatter and pharmaceutical analysis, allowing you to develop broader and more comprehensive skill sets in the field.

Throughout the course, you will complete two compulsory research projects ensuring that upon graduation you can confidently plan and execute forensic research, based off in depth analysis and investigation. Our students also develop the writing and presentation skills appropriate for international journal publications and conferences. On completion of this forensic science program, graduates are well equipped with knowledge and skills required to work in areas such as forensic laboratories, toxicology and pathology laboratories, drug assessment agencies and customs and border protection.

Your career

Graduates of this course can look forward to career opportunities in:

  • Forensic scientist
  • Forensic consultant
  • Private or environmental investigator
  • Scientific research
  • Chemical industry
  • Drug analyst

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Criminalistics
  • Biological Agents 
  • Crime Scene Investigation
  • Blood Distribution and Spatter
  • Drug Biotransformation and Molecular Mechanisms of Toxicity
  • Environmental Forensics 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

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.
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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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have successfully completed an undergraduate degree in natural or physical sciences.
  • It is recommended that applicants have completed chemistry and biology units in their undergraduate degree.
  • Applicants seeking admission on the basis of work experience must support their application with a Statement of Service for all work experience listed on the application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24840 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24840 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    15200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15200 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.

Funding

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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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