BACHELOR OF FORENSIC SCIENCE

Overview

Deakin’s Bachelor of Forensic Science combines studies in biology, chemistry, biochemical and chemical analysis, statistical analysis, and molecular biology. You’ll learn how to apply forensic analysis including chemical, biological and physical techniques while also learning about the Australian legal system, including how law is developed, criminal and civil law, and the laws of evidence.

 

Entry Requirements

• 9 points in Sri Lankan National A/Levels
• 6 points in UK A/Levels*

*To calculate A/L (UK) points: A*/A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1
  To calculate A/L (Sri Lanka) points: A*/A=5, B=4, C=3, S=2

Or

If the above grades are not obtained, the student is required to complete the

Deakin Foundation Programme.

 

Course Structure

The course comprises a total of 8 credit points.

Year 1

SLE133   Chemistry in Our World
SLE115   Essential Skills in Bioscience
SIT191    Introduction to Statistics and Data Analysis
SLE111   Cells and Genes
SEP122  Physics for Life Sciences
SLE132  Biology: Form and Function
SLE155  Chemistry for the Professional Sciences
SLE112  Fundamentals of Forensic Science

For Year 2 and Year 3 subjects, refer to www.deakin.edu.au