Postgraduate

Master of Forensic Science

Pursue your passion with a supervised research experience in Forensic Science.

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Hackett Hall UWA

Telephone

6488 2807

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Careers and further study

Take your studies to a new level with a postgraduate degree and discover what career opportunities lie ahead.

Career Pathways

Graduates of this course will be equipped with advanced level communication, research and analytical skills, allowing them to take the next step in their career pathway.
Graduates of this course will be equipped with advanced level communication, research and analytical skills, allowing them to take the next step in their career pathway.

Further Study

Doctor of Philosophy
Doctor of Philosophy

Fees and scholarships

Learn more about the fees that apply to you for this course. For fee type definitions and further assistance, see the Fee Calculator Help page. You can also search our database for scholarships that are relevant to you or this course.

Scholarships

Postgraduate scholarships support UWA's position as one of Australia's leading research-intensive universities and the premier research institution in WA.

Research Training Program

Australian and New Zealand citizens and permanent residents are exempt from paying a contribution toward the cost of their research courses if UWA provides them with a Research Training Program place. This exemption applies for up to four years full-time equivalent study for a doctorate by research and two years full-time equivalent study for a master's by research. The RTP is a performance-based funding scheme administered by the Federal Department of Education and Training.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.
International Fees

Higher degree by research – onshore students

Annual course fees are calculated based on a standard annual study load of 48 credit points.

Course Credit Points
48
Total Course Fee - 2018
$39,300.00
Total Course Fee - 2019
$39,300.00

Scholarships

Postgraduate scholarships support UWA's position as one of Australia's leading research-intensive universities and the premier research institution in WA.

Research Training Program

Australian and New Zealand citizens and permanent residents are exempt from paying a contribution toward the cost of their research courses if UWA provides them with a Research Training Program place. This exemption applies for up to four years full-time equivalent study for a doctorate by research and two years full-time equivalent study for a master's by research. The RTP is a performance-based funding scheme administered by the Federal Department of Education and Training.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Admission requirements

If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.

Admission Requirements

A Bachelor of Science with at least upper second class honours in a relevant subject area from this University, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty of Life and Physical Sciences, or a Graduate Diploma in Forensic Science within the past four years with an average mark of at least 70 per cent from this University, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

English language competency

Prior to enrolment,  all applicants are required to demonstrate that they have met the University’s English language requirements.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

How to apply

Ready to apply for this postgraduate course? Follow the steps below and you’ll be on your way to joining us at UWA.
When lodging your application, follow the steps for domestic research or international research students.

Course details

This course provides students with practical experience in independent scientific experimentation and research through the completion of a research project of direct relevance to a forensic discipline.

About The Course

Master of Forensic Science

Quick Details

Status
  • Available 2018
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • By agreement with their supervisors, students may commence at any time throughout the year, except December.
Weekly contact time
  • Full-time students are expected to spend at least 30 hours per week on their research, throughout the year. Part-time students are expected to spend at least 15 hours a week on their research, throughout the year.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 50770
CRICOS code
  • 066158K
Master of Forensic Science
Status
  • Available 2018
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • By agreement with their supervisors, students may commence at any time throughout the year, except December.
Weekly contact time
  • Full-time students are expected to spend at least 30 hours per week on their research, throughout the year. Part-time students are expected to spend at least 15 hours a week on their research, throughout the year.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 50770
CRICOS code
  • 066158K
Full time/part time duration
  • 1 year
Degrees course is available in
  • Master of Forensic Science - Research