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TA326
DNA and Forensic Analysis

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

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3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.

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The first three years are common with the Bachelor Degree in Science DNA Technologies and Forensics. The subsequent year will provide the graduate with additional skills in key areas such as Toxicology, DNATechnologies, Immunodiagnostics and Crime Scene Analysis. 

This Level 8 honours degree programme is academically accredited by the Institute, and also has professional accreditation from the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences (CSFS).

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Forensic science is the application of Scientific knowledge and techniques in support of the legal process.


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This programme will provide graduates with the requisite multi-disciplinary knowledge, skills and competencies to be able to work effectively as analysts in the Biotechnology, Healthcare, Chemical, Pharmaceutical and Forensic based laboratories. The Biotech and food industries requirements for graduates with well developed analytical and problem-solving skills will continue to grow as rapid methods of detection and diagnostic kits are further developed.



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