Focus Career: Forensic Science

Forensic Science

‘Working with law enforcement, Forensic scientists process and identify evidence from crime scenes using microscopic and other forensic means’.

Study Forensic Science: The following are examples of undergraduate forensic science courses in Victoria and Canberra:




The Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine provides an excellent overview of careers in the sector. Careers can include:

  • Forensic Pathology
  • Forensic Toxicology
  • Forensic Anthropology
  • Odontology (Forensic Dentistry)
  • Histopathology
  • Microbiology
  • Clinical Forensic Medicine
  • Molecular Biology (DNA)

The Institute will run a Careers in Forensic Medicine day in October. Bookmark the Institute’s webpage for information about the event and explore careers at the Institute here –

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