Bachelor of Advanced Science (Forensic Biology)

Advanced Science at Western

You will gain experience and understanding regarding the recognition and collection of biologically relevant evidence, through to the application of presumptive testing, confirmatory testing, DNA profiling methods and evidence reporting. There is a focus on front-end forensic biology work coupled with a theoretical understanding of the scientific principles that underpin current DNA analysis techniques, presumptive tests and DNA profiling results.

The Bachelor of Advanced Science allows interaction with the high quality research and entrepreneurial expertise at Western Sydney University through learning experiences only available to those who are enrolled in this degree. 

Course structure

The course structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the units (subjects) you will be studying.

Students must maintain a grade point average of 5 or above to remain in the course. Those who do not maintain this average will be transferred to the Bachelor of Science.

Fees and delivery

Fees: Varies depending on units selected. View available units in our handbook

For further information, please visit: Student Contribution Bands

Delivery: On campus

Fees: AUD $30,480*

Delivery: On campus

HSC True Reward

At Western, we recognise that you are much more than your ATAR. Our unique Early Offer Program - HSC True Reward, focuses on your HSC subject results that reflect your strongest skills and relevant to the degree you want to do. 

 

 

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"The library staff help with referencing and assignment advice, and the lecturers and tutors are also willing to assist you."

— Emily Clinton. Bachelor of Science (Advanced).

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*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their course based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their course past the normal finish date of the course will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.