FORENSIC SCIENCE

CERTIFICATION:

QQI Level 5 in Applied Science Laboratory Techniques 5M3807

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Graduates may pursue degree courses such as Digital Forensics and Computer Forensics at ITB or Waterford IT. Students can progress onto the level 8 QQI award in Applied Social Studies at ITB.   Graduates may also progress onto many other degrees at level 7 and 8 in Universities and IT or private colleges around the country, along with progression options to the UK. Future areas of employment can include Forensic Medical Examiner, Forensic Engineer, Crime Scene Investigator, Crime Laboratory Analyst. Alternatively, students may progress directly into employment.

 

HIGHER EDUCATION

PROGRESSION:

ITB: BN034 / TU863 Digital Forensics and Cyber Security (Level 8, 4 Years) Tallaght IT: TA326 / TU864 DNA and Forensic Analysis (Level 8, 4 Years) Waterford: WD161 Computer Forensics and Security (Level 8, 4 Years) ITB: BN107 / TU991 Applied Social Studies (Level 8, 4 Years)

FORENSIC SCIENCE

APPLIED SCIENCE LABORATORY TECHNIQUES 5M3807

 

WHAT IS FORENSIC SCIENCE?

This one-year course will introduce students to the basic principles of forensic science. Students will participate in laboratory work, with a particular focus on how evidence is collected and analysed for use in legal cases.   Participants will gain a knowledge of the link between the sciences and how these are put to use in the Irish legal system.

 

COURSE CONTENT

The following modules will be offered in 2020, subject to availability and demand:

• Anatomy and Physiology

• Criminal Law

• Criminology

• Biology

• Lab skills

• Chemistry

• Maths

• Communications

• Work Experience

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Leaving Cert or LCA

Mature Students of all backgrounds

Other equivalent qualification

All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications

Apply directly at www.dunboynecollege.ie

 

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