Bachelor of Justice Studies/Bachelor of Forensic Studies

University of Canberra

This course gives students real world opportunities to apply their scientific knowledge in the areas of crime investigation and the analytical preparation of evidence, and the legal know-how to cross examine expert witnesses and communicate confidently with judges and juries. Students will be able to demonstrate broad theoretical and technical knowledge in the application of science in legal matters, cross-examine witnesses and master forensic biology and chemistry. The course will build students' understanding of the social and cultural dimensions of the justice system and prepare them to influence and protect their local community.

Course Fee:

International: $128,000

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent. English Language Requirements: An overall Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0. Assumed Knowledge: ACT: Biology and/or Chemistry major(s), plus Mathematical Methods major; NSW: Biology and/or Chemistry, plus Mathematics.


96 credit points

Subjects you can Study:

Majors in Forensic Chemistry; Forensic Biology; Justice Studies.

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra 64.8 Yes Part time 8 years
Canberra 64.8 Yes Full time 4 years
The University of Canberra is located in Australia's national capital. The University provides professionally based undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees. They engage in applied research to support government, business and the professions regionally, nationally and internationally.

Provider CRICOS: 00212K

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