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Bachelor in Forensic Science (Hons) (Full Time / Online Distance Learning)

Offered by: Management & Science University (MSU)
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Exam BodyManagement & Science University
Course Duration4 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time / Distance Learning / Blended Learning
Fees97200/Course
Fees (International Student)155460/Course
FacultyFaculty of Health & Life Sciences
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyScience (Life Science/Physical Science/Applied Science)
Course Description

Studying forensic science at Management & Science University will arm you with the knowledge and skills necessary for the collection, examination and analysis of physical evidence for a criminal investigation. You will be trained to integrate scientific theory with hands-on work in a highly specialized forensic laboratory, learn various theories of crime and society deviance, criminal law and the criminal justice system. You will receive in-depth training in the key techniques of forensic science by experienced lecturers as well as guest speakers from top laboratories in Malaysia. Transferable skills aquired through your analytical training will further amplify your future employability.

Curriculum
Year One
  • Cell Biology and Genetics
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Basic Microbiology
  • Biostatistics
Year Two
  • Introduction to Forensic Science and Physical Evidence
  • Firearms and Ballistics
  • Food Chemistry
  • Chemistry of Explosion
Year Three
  • Forensic Entomology
  • Forensic Toxicology
  • Forensic DNA Profiling
Year Four
  • Polymer Chemistry
  • Industrial Training
Entry Requirements
You need at least 2.50 CGPA in your STPM or A-levels with a Credit in Chemistry and Biology or Physics AND at least FIVE (5) Credits in your SPM or equivalent including THREE (3) from Biology, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, and English; OR a related Diploma with at least 2.75 CGPA (CGPAs below 2.75 need to be supported by at least 3 years of related field experience); OR an MSU Foundation Certificate with at least 2.50 CGPA in Chemistry and Biology or Physics. 
 
International qualifications deemed equivalent will be subject to MSU Senate approval. International students need also to score at least 6.0 in the IELTS test or 550 in the TOEFL test. 
Intake Months

February, July & September

Career Prospects
  • Forensic Scientist/Analyst
  • Crime Scene / Forensic Investigator
  • Private Investigator
  • Chemist/Toxicologist
  • Criminologist

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.


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