Our Master of Science in Forensic Science is an intensive 18-24 month coursework program designed to expand your knowledge and practice of forensic science alongside developing science laboratory management skills. The degree is practical-focused and is delivered in world class teaching and research facilities modelled on operational laboratories. Students have the flexibility to select subjects across forensic science disciplines depending on their requirements for continuing study or career progression:
- Crime scene investigation
The Master of Science program also provides an opportunity for students to gain independent research experience by undertaking a short project. Students with an excellent academic track record who are considering a PhD can also request to transfer into the Master of Science (Honours) program.
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 research 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.
Crime Scene Officer
"People who can act as the bridge between the complex world of science and the public have great opportunities".