Forensic Science is the study of gathering evidence from past events and the most publicised part of the subject is crime scene investigation. Forensics cover a wide range of subjects, including anthropology, computer science and anatomy. The subject gained popularity for academic and professional use during the 1970s, and remains a key part of the justice system today.
Forensic scientists develop observation skills, analytical thinking, and can work independently or in a group. Although Forensic Science is available as an undergraduate degree at many universities, it is more common as a postgraduate course, generally taken after a degree in chemistry or biology.
There is a huge demand for skilled for forensic science graduates in areas of law enforcement, be it the police force, customs or investigatory agencies. Forensic Science graduates will find employment as forensic scientists, analytical chemists, laboratory technicians, toxicology or criminal justice.
Entry requirements vary for each Canadian university, but students will need an IELTS score of 6.0 overall, no lower than 5.5 in each component, and an International Baccalaureate score of 32 points. Also, Typical A-Level requirements in biology, chemistry and science subjects is a must.
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