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Forensic Studies in Forensic Science (online)

Postgraduate Certificate
6 months
Duration
20000 AUD/full
17100 AUD/full
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Tuition fee
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About

Whether you are already working in forensic science, or are considering it as a future career, this Graduate Certificate in Forensic Studies in Forensic Science (online) from University of Canberra will give you a critical understanding of investigative concepts, regulatory requirements and evidence analysis.

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Overview

UC recognises how important it is that you are able to continue with your studies while your travel plans are temporarily put on hold due to COVID-19. For this reason, we have developed a carefully selected range of online units for our most popular degree courses, enabling you to commence your study online before transitioning to face-to-face study once travel restrictions are lifted.

Please refer to our website for detailed info regarding availability/conditions etc

Online units are available in areas such as forensic chemistry, environmental forensic science, forensic toxicology, forensic medicine, forensic digital imaging, forensic biology, forensic statistics and forensic security. 

Upon successful completion of the six months (full-time) of your course, you will graduate with a degree from the University of Canberra , and can choose whether to progress employment in forensics or continue on your study path with a Postgraduate Diploma or Master in Forensic Studies in Forensic Science available by enrolling in additional units.

Study a Graduate Certificate in Forensic Studies in Forensic Science (online) from University of Canberra and you will:

  • have a critical understanding of investigative and analytical concepts relating to forensic science
  • apply your knowledge to the collection and analysis of evidence
  • have the skills to be flexible and responsive in the broad range of situations that confront forensic investigators
  • know how to work within the legal and regulatory requirements of forensics and as an expert witness
  • accelerate your opportunity for promotion within the industry. 

Career opportunities

  • Forensic laboratory technician
  • Forensic officer
  • Forensic toxicologist
  • Laboratory scientist
  • Forensic analyst
  • DNA analyst
  • Technical officer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Criminalistics 
  • Environmental Forensics 
  • Forensic Security: Biological Agents 
  • Forensic Security: Explosives 
  • Introduction to Digital Forensics
  • Forensic Research 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

12 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Blended, Online

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must meet the normal requirements for admission to a graduate certificate course or hold qualifications deemed to be equivalent by the University's Admissions Committe. 
  • Applicants should hold an undergraduate science degree, and it is highly recommended that they have satisfactorily completed a chemistry and/or biochemistry subject at the equivalent of a second year bachelor degree level.
CRICOS Code: N/A 22

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20000 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20000 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.
  • National

    17100 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17100 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 6 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.

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