This course will give you all the skills for employment as a forensic or analytical scientist in any number of roles. We will train you on state-of-the-art instrumentation in chemical and biological sciences relevant to forensic analysis.
You will acquire the skills to act as an expert witness in criminal law cases and the technical skills to contribute scientific analysis to criminal investigations. Key areas of focus include crime scene investigation, molecular biology, immunodiagnostics, chemical analysis, criminal law, science and IT communications.
Graduates will be versatile and will have key skills in chemical analysis, bio analysis, IT and communications which will enable them to attain employment in a variety of sectors from forensics, environmental, pharmaceutical and food industries, as well as engaging in further study.
Entry requirements for CAO courses at IT Sligo are available for download below:
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A science subject at Leaving Certificate is not a requirement for this course.
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|Mathematics for Science 1||05|
|Information Technology 1||05|
|LEARNING FOR FORENSIC SCIENCE||05|
|FORENSIC SCIENCE AND LAW||05|
|Information Technology 2||05|
|Mathematics for Science 2||05|
|CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION||05|
|Analytical Chemical Techniques Theory||05|
|INORGANIC AND CLASSICAL ANALYSIS||05|
|COMMUNICATION FOR SCIENTISTS||05|
|FORENSIC CHEMISTRY 1||05|
|DATA PROCESSING, MOLECULAR GRAPHICS AND INSTRUMENTATION||05|
|STATISTICS FOR SCIENTISTS||05|
|SEPARATION SCIENCE FOR FORENSICS||05|
|Spectroscopy and Atomic Spectrometry for Forensic Analysts||05|
|LABORATORY COMPUTING AND INSTRUMENTATION||05|
|FORENSIC CHEMISTRY 2||05|
|Research Skills for Analytical Scientists||10|
|IMMUNODIAGNOSTICS WITH FORENSIC APPLICATIONS||05|