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Bachelor of Science (Honours) Forensic Sciences

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Job roles include:

 

  • Forensic lab technicians
  • Scientific assistants
  • Scientific officers
  • Forensic experts
  • Fingerprint experts
  • Handwriting experts
  • Signature experts
  • Cyber experts
  • Pathologists
  • Toxicologists
  • Anthropologists
  • Entomologists

Bachelor of Science (Honours) Forensic Sciences

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Programme Duration

3 Years

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Semesters

6

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Level

Undergraduate

Criteria:

Students from all curriculua must have studied higher level Physics, Chemistry and Maths or Physics, Chemistry and Biology. A 3 year undergraduate degree from a recognised University along with a minimum 50% aggregate in CBSE grades X & XII with a minimum of 60% in PCB, or the equivalent from alternative schools, is required.

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Academic Year

2019-2022

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Fees per year

AED 42 000

Why choose this field?

Forensic Science has become a very prestigious field around the world. Its scope has increased to include even civil cases where the forensic expert is needed to validate signatures in documents, for example. In countries like the UK and USA, Forensic Science has witnessed an unprecedented growth rate in the last ten years.

Amity University Dubai is at the forefront in this new and exciting field that has career opportunities in police departments, law enforcement agencies, detective agencies, banking and other sectors. Our state-of-the-art Forensics laboratory gives students a chance to participate in practical simulations of forensic studies such as fingerprinting, DNA Profiling, toxicological analysis, trace evidence analysis, questioned documents and handwriting examinations.

Programme description

This programme is designed to introduce students to forensic science and its interdisciplinary nature through an exploration and examination of forensic sub-disciplines and emerging techniques including: DNA forensics and forensic chemistry. Beyond providing students with a broad overview of forensic science, students will be encouraged to explore and develop their own specific interests in forensic science.

Career opportunities

Forensic professionals can find employment with the police force, law enforcing agencies, legal systems and both government and private investigative offices. Government and private forensic labs, law enforcement agencies, detective agencies, banks and other sectors hire professionals.

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What will students learn?

Learning outcome 1

There will be a keen focus on instilling moral values, professional ethics and business communication skills in students.

Learning outcome 2

Students will learn how to use different vocabularies of crime, criminality and law and order.

Learning outcome 3

Students will be encouraged to apply theoretical concepts to contemporary developments.

Learning outcome 4

Students will learn the skills needed to reconstruct events surrounding an incident.

Learning outcome 5

All students will learn how to generate, record, collate and interpret scientific data in the laboratory.

Learning outcome 6

Students will learn the diverse historical, economic, social and political influences upon.

Learning outcome 7

Graduates will learn how to describe theoretical, conceptual, analytical and experimental knowledge and skills.

Learning outcome 8

Students will be learn how to apply scientific techniques to exam forensic evidence.

Learning outcome 9

Every student will learn how to describe scientific information required for the support of the criminal justice system.

Learning outcome 10

Students will learn how the necessary skills needed to perform both independently and collaboratively. 

What will students achieve?

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