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Course Code:
GA786
Title:
Forensic Science and Analysis
College:
Galway-Mayo IT
Qualification:
Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
Duration:
4 Years

 

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Students will discover how a crime scene is investigated and how to collect and analyse crime scene evidence. They will learn about ethical computer hacking, DNA analysis, how to detect drugs in athletes and much more. Big element of laboratory work and practical skills in course

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The graduate will have opportunities for employment in Forensic Science, Analytical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, the Biotechnology and Biomedical sectors and in Environmental Protection. 

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CAO Points 
2013 Points

355

Change from 2012: 

-25

History: 2012 - 380
2011 - 380
2010 - 400
2009 - New
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