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Forensic Science Major


Offers students the opportunity to focus on issues and challenges in the forensic sciences. The major combines specialised forensics units with instruction in the physical and biological sciences that underpin forensic investigations.





Mount Lawley

South West (Bunbury)


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Major details



Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
SCH1133Human Genetics15
CSI1101Computer Security15
SCH2142Forensic Genetics15
SCH2143Forensic Skills15
CSG2305Computer Forensics15
SCH3216Advanced Forensic Skills15
SCH3217Forensic Methodology15
LAW3600Coronial Law and Mortuary Practice15

Employment Opportunities

Employment opportunities exist in policing, criminal investigations, justice, health, pathology and chemical laboratories.

Possible future job titles

Forensic Investigator, Laboratory Technician, Forensic Laboratory Technician, Scene-of-Crime Technician, Security Officer

This Major can be studied in the following courses

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