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Bachelor of Health Science (Hons) Forensic Science

Offered by: Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration8 Sem
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees900/Sem
Fees (International Student)USD4167/Year
FacultyHealth - School of Health Sciences
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyMedicine & Healthcare
Stream RequirementsScience Stream
Course Description

This programme is the first forensic science programme offered in Malaysia. It is a very popular programme and is highly demanded amongst prospective students. Students will be exposed to the latest knowledge and technologies in the field of Forensic Science via courses which have been developed meticulously. Renowned programmes from other countries such as the US, Europe and Australia were used as a benchmark. Teaching staff of the School together with others from the Medical and Dental Schools of USM, Chemistry Department of Malaysia, The Fire and Rescue Department, and The Royal Malaysia Police will together ensure that the programme is run smoothly and in an excellent manner. This programme is expected to help cater for the national requirements for Forensic scientists which are very much needed in the country. A total of 145 credit units are required for graduation as explained under the course structure section.

Entry Requirements

SPM+STPM+MUET or its equiv.

Career Prospects
  1. Officers at the forensic services of the Royal Malaysian Police, Chemistry Department, Fire and Rescue department and the Army.
  2. Science or research officers at research centers and academic institutions, hospitals and diagnostic laboratories.
  3. As production, administrative or sales personnels of related industry.

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


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