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B.Sc. (Honours) in Forensic Biology

Canada

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What will I learn?

Whether analyzing blood or hair specimens at crime scenes, deciphering the cause of death of an individual based on human remains, or identifying illegal products from endangered species, forensic biologists play an important role in the field of forensic science. Trent’s Forensics Biology degree gives you all the advantages of hands-on forensics studies, while developing your expertise as a biological scientist. Students of the Forensic Biology degree program receive a comprehensive biology education that includes the study of life — from the level of molecules and cells to populations and communities — applying this knowledge in the practical applications of crime scenes and criminal investigations.

Career Opportunities

  • Crime Scene Technician
  • Criminalist
  • DNA Analyst
  • Genetic Counselor
  • Wildlife Forensic Scientist
  • Research Scientist
  • Forensic Pathologist
  • Medical Research Scientist

Popular Courses:

  • Biocrime and Bioterrorism
  • Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
  • Cell Biology
  • Forensic Entomology
  • Human Osteology
  • Laboratory DNA Forensics
  • Non-Human DNA Forensics
  • Medical Entomology

Which department am I in?

Trent University

Study options

Full Time (20 credits typically completed over four years)

Tuition fees
CAD$24,250.00 (US$ 18,086) per year
Please note this fee is for 2021 - 2022 and subject to change in the coming year.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

9 January 2023

Venue

Trent University

1600 West Bank Drive,

PETERBOROUGH,

Ontario (ON),

K9L 0G2, Canada

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Minimum overall 'B' average (or GPA 3.0 on a 4.0 scale) in a recognized academic grade 12 program. All students are required to have the following for admission to all programs: High School diploma. English Language Proficiency Tests: TOEFL: minimum score of 86 IBT with a minimum writing score of 20 OR 580 PBT with a minimum TWE score of 4.5; IELTS: minimum score of 6.5, with no band below 6.0; CAEL: minimum score of 60; Cambridge Assessment English: Grade of 'C'; Pearson PTE Academic: minimum score of 59.

For international students

Student must complete grade 12 (or equivalent) qualification.

English Language Proficiency Tests:

  • TOEFL: minimum score of 86 IBT with a minimum writing score of 20 OR 580 PBT with a minimum TWE score of 4.5.
  • IELTS: minimum score of 6.5, with no band below 6.0
  • MELAB: minimum score of 85, with no part below 80
  • CAEL: minimum score of 60
  • Cambridge Assessment English: Grade of 'C'
  • Pearson PTE Academic: minimum score of 59

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

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About Trent University

With a focus on interactive learning, Trent University has been ranked the best undergraduate university in Ontario for ten years running.

  • #1 university in Canada for scholarships and bursaries
  • 96% of graduates employed within two years
  • International students from 79 countries
  • State-of-the-art campuses close to nature and cities

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