BSc in Forensic Investigation and Analysis
This course will give you all the skills for employment as a forensic or analytical scientist in any number of roles. We will train you on state-of-the-art instrumentation in chemical and biological sciences relevant to forensic analysis.
You will acquire the skills to act as an expert witness in criminal law cases and the technical skills to contribute scientific analysis to criminal investigations. Key areas of focus include crime scene investigation, molecular biology, immunodiagnostics, chemical analysis, criminal law, science and IT communications.
Graduates will be versatile and will have key skills in chemical analysis, bio analysis, IT and communications which will enable them to attain employment in a variety of sectors from forensics, environmental, pharmaceutical and food industries, as well as engaging in further study.
|Life Sciences||SG437||Ordinary Bachelor Degree Abinitio|
*New Common Points Scale
The new Leaving Certificate Common Points Scale from 2017 is not directly comparable with the scale that was in existence from 1992 to 2016.
Applicants should list their CAO course choices in genuine order of preference and they will be offered the course highest up on their list that they are deemed eligible for, if any.
Entry requirements for CAO 2018 courses at ITSligo are available for download below:
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A science subject at Leaving Certificate is not a requirement for this course.
What subjects will I study?
|MATHEMATICS FOR SCIENCE 1||05|
|INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 1||05|
|FORENSIC SCIENCE AND THE LEGAL SYSTEM||05|
|LEARNING FOR FORENSIC SCIENCE||05|
|INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 2||05|
|MATHEMATICS FOR SCIENCE 2||05|
|CRIME SCENE MANAGEMENT AND SAMPLING||05|
|Laboratory computing and Instrumentation||05|
|ANALYTICAL CHEMICAL TECHNIQUES THEORY||05|
|INORGANIC AND CLASSICAL ANALYSIS||05|
|COMMUNICATION FOR SCIENTISTS||05|
|FORENSIC SCIENCE 1||05|
|QUALITY SYSTEMS FOR FORENSIC SCIENCE||05|
|FORENSIC COMPUTING DATA PROCESSING AND INSTRUMENTATION||05|
|STATISTICS AND EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN||05|
|SPECTROSCOPY AND ATOMIC SPECTROMETRY||05|
|SEPARATION SCIENCE FOR FORENSICS||05|
Who do I contact?
Contact Number: 071-9318510