In addition to the attachments required in the application form applicants who are not graduates of this University must submit an original transcript or certified copy of their academic record for all tertiary qualifications to date.
If you want an exciting career that stimulates you, challenges you, and rewards you, then a postgraduate degree in science sets you on the right path.
Completing further study beyond a Bachelor degree will enhance your chances of employment as well as advancement, as you will increase your knowledge in specific areas that interest you.
This course enables students to simultaneously undertake a PhD (in their chosen discipline) and a Master of Forensic Science. Students will graduate with both a Doctor of Philosophy and a Master of Forensic Science.
The lectures for the Master of Forensic Science component of the course will primarily be held in the evenings to accommodate students conducting research or in full time employment. Please contact us for further information.
Students complete the following core units:
Plus units to the value of 24 points from the following list:
After completion of the above units students must submit a thesis for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. Refer to information provided by the Graduate Research School.
If you have completed a similar subject, for example Forensic DNA Analysis, at another university, providing it was passed as part of an equivalent postgraduate course, you may apply for a credit for that unit. If you completed a similar unit as part of an undergraduate degree, you will not be granted an exemption.
An honours degree of at least upper second class or equivalent, and completion of the first year of the course leading to the degree of Master of Forensic Science, and approval of a PhD proposal by the Board of the Graduate Research School.
When submitting your application you must also include a National Criminal Record History Check (no more than 12 months old) and proof of having had your tetanus vaccination.
All applicants for UWA courses must also demonstrate a minimum level of English Language Competence.
Centre for Forensic Science
Contact: Administrative Officer, Centre for Forensic Science
Telephone: +(61 8) 6488 7286