Graduate Certificate in Forensic Studies - Forensic Science

University of Canberra

At the completion of their studies, students will have a critical understanding and knowledge of the investigative and analytical concepts as they apply to specific areas of forensic science. Students will be able to apply their knowledge to the collection, processing and analysis of evidence associated with these areas of specialisation. They will have the skills to be flexible and responsive to the broad range of situations that confront forensic investigators. Students will have the required knowledge to be able to work within the legal and regulatory requirements of the forensic professions and as expert witnesses. The course is part of a collaborative education partnership with the University of Florida, the University of Edinburgh, the University of Lausanne and Western Sydney University.

Course Fee:

Australian: $7,790
International: $8,560

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor degree in Science, or equivalent; it is highly recommended that applicants have satisfactorily completed a chemistry and/or biochemistry subject at the equivalent of a second year bachelor degree level


12 credit points

Subjects you can Study:

Forensic science

Study Pathways:

This course can be subsumed into the Graduate Diploma and the Master course in Forensic Studies. Exit awards include Graduate Certificate in Forensic Studies (Criminalistics) and Graduate Certificate in Forensic Studies (Environmental Forensics).

Accepts International Students:


Related Careers:

Forensic Scientist,
Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra No info No Online 0.5 year
The University of Canberra is located in Australia's national capital. The University provides professionally based undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees. They engage in applied research to support government, business and the professions regionally, nationally and internationally.

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