Master of Forensic Studies - Forensic Science

University of Canberra

This program is designed for people working or intending to work in the following areas: Forensic laboratories for chemical criminalistics specialisations; Forensic and environmental monitoring agencies for environmental forensics specialisations; Toxicology laboratories for analysis of toxic and pharmaceutical substances in biological samples; Drug assessment agencies where licit and illicit drug analyses are performed; Forensic pathology and mortuary laboratories; and Existing employees of the above wishing to obtain higher level qualifications for expertise credentials or promotion opportunities.

Course Fee:

Australian: $31,160
International: $34,240

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor of Science or equivalent; highly recommended chemistry and/or biochemistry subject at the equivalent of a second year bachelor degree level


48 credit points (online). 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 and is available online only, including for international students.

Subjects you can Study:

Forensic science

Study Pathways:

Exit point: Graduate Certificate of Forensic Studies or the Graduate Diploma of Forensic Studies.

Who for:

Employees already in the industry wishing to obtain higher level qualifications for expertise credentials or promotion opportunities

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00212K

Related Careers:

Forensic Scientist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra No info No Online 2 years
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.

Provider CRICOS: 00212K

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