Bachelor of Forensic Science

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Forensic Chemistry


Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

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The forensic chemistry major aims to provide you with the specific chemistry skills that are very important in the forensic science workplace. These chemically-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 toxicology, drug detection and chemical detection.

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


SLE210Chemistry the Enabling Science

SLE214Organic Chemistry

SLE229Introduction to Separation Science

SLE316Analytical Chemistry

SLE318Synthetic and Medicinal Chemistry


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