The University of Western Australia (UWA)

Master of Forensic Science and Doctor of Philosophy

The University of Western Australia (UWA)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00126G

The Master of Forensic Science and Doctor of Philosophy is a multidisciplinary degree that focuses on scientific methods for investigating crime, while also addressing the needs of forensic investigations within allied industries.The suite of units provides an interdisciplinary introduction to many forensic science disciplines including DNA, entomology, anthropology and forensic chemistry. You are given the opportunity to research a particular topic in more detail and gain experience in the criminal justice system and expert evidence in the Expert Testimony unit. In the second year of the course, you'll complete a dissertation on a specific topic of your choice that further develops your research skills.

Standard entry requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—(a) had a PhD proposal approved by the Board of the Graduate Research School;or(b) an honours degree of at least 2A level or equivalent and have completed the first year of the course leading to the degree of Master of Forensic Science.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Crawley International: $166,000 No

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