6 months
908 AUD/credit 21792 AUD/full
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The Graduate Certificate in Forensic Science from University of Technology Sydney is suitable for those seeking a scientific qualification to assist them to gain entry into further forensic science studies, as well as for those who are already employed in a scientific field but wish to gain new specialised skills to advance their area of expertise.    

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The Graduate Certificate in Forensic Science from University of Technology Sydney enhances career prospects by providing opportunities to extend knowledge beyond a first degree. It provides the opportunity to extend or renew scientific knowledge and professional skills that are important to career advancement.


The course provides a backbone of skills important to a professional forensic scientist; be they engaged in research, science business, industries or government organisations.

Programme Structure

  • The course requires 24 credit points of study. 
  • 16 credit points will be chosen from the core discipline subjects and 8 credit points from the professional stream subjects.   

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months
  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


24 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 098064G    

  • Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.
  • Entry into the course requires the completion of a bachelor's, master's, graduate diploma or graduate certificate qualification in chemical sciences, biochemistry and cell biology, human biology, forensic science or medical science.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21792 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 908 AUD per credit during 6 months.
  • A small number of postgraduate courses offer government subsidised Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP).   

Living costs for Sydney

1882 - 3547 AUD /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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