Bachelor in Forensic Science (Hons)

Course Title: Forensic Science, Bachelor (Hons)
Course Code: BFS

What the course will give you
Forensic Science at Management & Science University (MSU) will arm you with the knowledge and skills necessary to successful investigation of crime scenes. You will be trained to integrate scientific theory with hands-on work in a highly specialized forensic laboratory, learn various theories of crime and society deviance that base criminal laws and the criminal justice system, and appreciate the concept of civility that respects rights and properties and abhors violence, theft, and exploitation.

Graduates of the MSU forensic science programme (BFS) are expected to be competent in crime scene investigation, analysis, and reporting. Among your subjects of study are criminal law, forensic psychology, firearms and ballistics, fire investigation, forensic pharmacology and toxicology, and forensic chemistry.

How long it will take you
4 years

Where the qualification may lead you to
Industry job titles include Forensic Analyst, Criminologist, or Toxicologist. Potential employers may include the Forensic Unit of the Police Department and the Chemistry Department of the Ministry of Health or the Ministry of Science and Environment, among others.

Who may enrol
You need at least 2.50 CGPA in your STPM or A-levels with a Credit in Chemistry and Biology or Physics AND at least FIVE (5) Credits in your SPM or equivalent including THREE (3) from Biology, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, and English; OR a related Diploma with at least 2.75 CGPA (CGPAs below 2.75 need to be supported by at least 3 years of related field experience); OR an MSU Foundation Certificate with at least 2.50 CGPA in Chemistry and Biology or Physics.

International qualifications deemed equivalent will be subject to MSU Senate approval. International students need also to score at least 6.0 in the IELTS test or 550 in the TOEFL test.

Bachelor in Forensic Science (Hons) programme (BFS) is a highly specialised four-year programme by the Department of Diagnostic & Allied Health Science (DHS) at the MSU Faculty of Health & Life Sciences (FHLS) of Management & Science University (MSU).

KPT Reference
KPT/ JPS (R/725/6/0058) 09/19

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