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Bachelor of Forensic Science

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Details of major sequences

Students must complete a major sequence in either Forensic Biology or Forensic Chemistry on top of the core unit requirements:


Forensic Biology - unit set code MJ-S000049


Waurn Ponds (Geelong)


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.


SLE111 Cells and Genes  *

SLE132 Biology: Form and Function  *

SLE211 Principles of Physiology  

SLE212 Biochemistry  *

SLE221 Systems Physiology  

SLE254 Genetics  

SLE313 Forensic Analysis and Interpretation  *

SLE340 Genomes and Bioinformatics  

* Already core units in the degree.

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