Bachelor of Science (Forensic Chemistry) (BSc)

Australia

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The award
BSc

How long you will study
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Domestic course fees
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How you will study
full-time, part-time

Course starts
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International course fees
AUD 29040 per year

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About Bachelor of Science (Forensic Chemistry) at Western Sydney University

Extend your knowledge and understanding of chemical topics that are relevant to forensic investigations, and gain a deeper understanding of the underlying chemical and physical principles.

Science at Western

Topics are taught in the context of the correct principles and procedures for collecting and conserving evidence, and the safe handling of chemical substances. These include an extended range of modern chemical instrumentation: the chemistry and analysis of various classes of drugs: clandestine drug laboratories: fire, arson and accelerants: explosions and explosives: and various forms of trace evidence (including textile fibres, glass and paint).

Your career

As a science graduate in forensic chemistry, you can look forward to career opportunities in:

  • Analyst/scientist in environment, mining, or manufacturing industries and forensic sciences
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Health or food industries, quality control and assurance
  • Scientific and technical sales
  • Consumer affairs
  • Secondary science teacher (with further study)

Campus Information

Hawkesbury

ATAR: NEW

UAC CODE: 728177

COURSE CODE: 3754

CRICOS CODE: 041144M

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBScHow you will studyFull-time, Part-timeHow long you will study find out
    Course starts find outDomestic course fees find outInternational course feesAUD 29040 per year

Entry requirements

Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Local and International applicants who are applying through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) will find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the UAC website. Local applicants applying directly to the University should also use the information provided on the UAC website.

http://www.uac.edu.au/

https://westernsydney.uac.edu.au/ws/

International applicants must apply directly to the University of Western Sydney via the the Western Sydney University International office.

International students applying to Western Sydney University through Western Sydney University International can find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the Western Sydney University International website.

International Office

Overseas qualifications must be deemed by the Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR) to be equivalent to Australian qualifications in order to be considered by UAC and Western Sydney University.

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