This degree suits candidates who wish to pursue advanced positions in the field of forensic science. The degree focuses on exploring and examining sub-disciplines and emerging techniques in forensic science, including DNA forensics and forensic chemistry. Candidates will develop advanced research skills and complete a dissertation, culminating in an oral defense. They will pursue a research project demonstrating an original contribution to knowledge that can lead to academic and practical careers.
Applicants with a minimum 50% aggregate in grades X and XII, along with a three-year undergraduate degree and a two-year postgraduate degree in forensic sciences and related areas, from a recognised university with a 50% aggregate or the equivalent, will be considered eligible for admission.
A Doctor of Philosophy (Forensic Sciences) is ideal for professionals already in this field with strong analytical, time management, and leadership skills.