Bachelor of Science in Forensic Science (B.Sc.F.S.)




Courses Overview

What will I learn?
Forensics is the investigative science behind the law. This program combines theory and practice to give you the confidence and skills to excel in this fascinating field. Award-winning faculty and leading professionals bring Trent students an extensive working knowledge of a diverse range of topics, along with current developments in the field. Gain hard skills and real-world experience to prepare for a professional career.
Access Canada is Research Chair in DNA Profiling, Forensics and Functional Genomics, and benefit from Trent is partnership with the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
Work directly with scientists in the lab and professionals in the field
Hone your investigative skills in blood spatter analysis, finger printing, and evidence recovery in mock crime scenes at Trent is Crime Scene House
Crime Scene Investigation
Trends in Forensic Science
Biocrime and Bioterrorism
Computer Crime and Forensics
Presentation of Forensic Evidence
Species-at-Risk Biology and Policy
Crime Scene Technician
DNA Analyst
Forensic Pathologist
Medical Research Scientist
Pharmaceutical Marketing
Document Analyst
Police Officer
Research Scientist
Social Worker


Which department am I in? Trent University

Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Applicants must hold (upper secondary school) with minimum 6.5/10 (80% average). Other English Language Requirements accepted: TOEFL score of 580 (paper-based); CAEL (Canadian Academic English Language Assessment Test) of minimum score 60; CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English) by University of Cambridge, English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Division with the minimum grade of C and PEARSON PTE ACADEMIC Of minimum score 59.

Entry Requirement For International Student

General Admission Requirements:
Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)
A minimum of six Grade 124U or 4M courses, including program specific prerequisites
A minimum 70% overall final average (unless otherwise specified)
ENG 4U with a minimum of 60%
Program Specific Prerequisites:
75% overall average. SBI4U, SCH4U, and MHF4U or MCV4U are required. Admission average is calculated on required courses, including ENG4U, plus two next best 4U/M courses.
Other English Language requirements: 580 PBT with a minimum TWE score of 4.5, CAEL minimum score 60; MELAB 85, with no part below 80; CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English) by University of Cambridge, English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Division Grade of 'C'; Pearson PTE academic minimum score 59. Students from other countries should have country specific requirements equivalent to Canada.

Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Fleming College
Durham College

Full Time (4 years)

CAD$21,898.35 (US$ 17,341) per year

Expected September 2018

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