Bachelor of Forensic Science

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Details of major sequences

Forensic Biology

Students must complete a major sequence in either Forensic Biology or Forensic Chemistry in addition to the core unit requirements:


Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

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The forensic biology major aims to provide you with the specific biological skills that are very important in the forensic science workplace. These biological-based skills complement the generic forensic science attributes developed in the core units of the course.   Study in this area may lead to a career based on entomology, human anatomy and DNA based forensic science.


SLE211Principles of Physiology

SLE212Biochemistry *

SLE221Systems Physiology


SLE356Advanced Topics in Forensic Biology (Tri-3)

SLE340Genomes and Bioinformatics

* Already core units in the degree.


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