Forensic Science Education in Australia

In Australia, forensic science education is available at the University of Technology Sydney; Deakin University; University of Western Australia; Griffith University; University of Western Sydney; University of Newcastle; Bond University and the University of Canberra. University of Technology Sydney offers a Bachelor of Forensic Science (Honours) in Applied Chemistry and a Bachelor of Forensic Science in Applied Chemistry at a tuition cost of about AUS $450 per credit or unit of the program. Course duration of a bachelor program is normally three years. Deakin University offers a three year duration degree, Bachelor of Forensic Science at a cost of AUS $20,980 a year and the University of Western Sydney also offers a three year degree course, Bachelor of Science in Forensic Science for an estimated educational cost of about AUS $20,200 for the entire course University of Western Australia conducts four year duration doctoral program.

Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Forensic Science; one year Graduate Diploma in Forensic Science and two year duration post graduate degree, Master of Forensic Science (Coursework and Dissertation) for an approximate course cost of AUS $25,000 a year. Griffith University offers a three year Bachelor of Forensic Science degree and a four year dual degree program, Bachelor of Forensic Science plus Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at an estimated educational cost of AUS $19,680 a year Bond University conducts a bachelor degree, Bachelor of Forensic Science and a master program, Master of Forensic Science in the discipline of forensic science. Cost of the program is approximately AUS $3300 per 10 credit points of the program. University of Canberra offers a three year Bachelor of Forensic Studies in Forensic Science at an educational cost of about AUS $60,000 for the entire course and a five year dual degree program.

Bachelor of Forensic Studies in Forensic Science plus Bachelor of Laws at an educational cost of about AUS $100,000 for the entire course. University of Newcastle also offers a degree program in forensic science, Bachelor of Science in Forensic Science (Honours) at an educational cost of about AUS $2600 per 10 units of the program. All these courses are conducted as full time regular university programs and are open for international students.


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