This course provides students with a thorough understanding of how forensic science can help solve and prevent crime. This course is significantly practical-based taking advantage of the world class facilities at UTS that are modelled on operational laboratories. Students will have access to the UTS Superlab, Crime Scene Simulation Suite and the Centre for Forensic Science (CFS) research laboratories during their undergraduate experience. The aim of this course is produce professional forensic scientists with highly adaptable scientific skills. It is a well regarded course with strong links to industries such as federal and state police services, national and international institutions and government laboratories.
Students have four majors to choose from:
- Crime Scene Investigation
Your learning facilities
Inside the UTS: Science Super Lab
The UTS: Science Super Lab is the first of its kind in Australia. Featuring modern equipment and technology it can accommodate up to 220 students from 12 different classes, with experiments from different disciplines running at once.
Inside the Crime Scene Simulation Lab
Forensic students at UTS Science have access to a unique Crime Scene Simulation Lab. Set up like a city apartment, the lab provides students with practical experience in crime scene investigations.
Centre for Forensic Science laboratories
We have purpose-built forensic laboratories with state of the art forensic equipment, chemical technology, anatomical and taphonomic facilities, Find out more about the CFS laboratories you will be using during your course.
UTS graduates have enjoyed careers as crime scene officers, forensic document examiners, forensic scientists, medical researchers and teachers.
Forensic document examiner, NSW Police
"A biomedical science degree gives you options and lays the foundations required for work across a wide range of disciplines".
Dr Scott Chadwick
Lecturer in Forensic Science, UTS
"The forensic science program gave me the essential skills of critical thinking and time management."
Scott Chadwick: Studying and teaching the Bachelor of Forensic Science