Course code: #B1380
|Term start & deadline||Deadline|
Put your curiosity to work as you investigate crime from a scientific viewpoint.
This course at Murdoch University is unique in WA as it focuses on biology, life sciences, and forensic science, including DNA analysis and Toxicology.
Industry terms such as:
Forensic palynology (the use of pollen grains to connect a suspect to a crime scene), forensic anthropology (the identification of skeletal remains), and forensic entomology (the insects that decompose human remains) will become part of your professional vocabulary
You will learn the dynamics of blood pattern analysis and test your knowledge in the lab, exploring your fingerprints and features used for identification.
You’ll also investigate wildlife crime through DNA analysis using the same techniques to identify elephant ivory and rhino horn.
Using the latest cutting-edge analytical technology, you will learn how to identify toxins in body fluids and contaminated products, helping you piece together crimes.
Along with the technical skills, you will also get hands-on experience with forensic DNA profiling and analysing human profiles in simulated casework.
Get hands-on experience as you apply DNA profiling and other forensic techniques from the lab to simulated crime scenes.
|Cost of living||1 person||$8,316|
|Accommodation||1 bed room||$7,700|
Suppose you do not currently meet Murdoch's minimum English or academic requirements. In that case, the university has a range of options available through the following partner institutions that can help you meet the admission requirements and get you into a Murdoch degree:
Phoenix Academy is one of Murdoch University’s Preferred Pathway Partners to offer both English and Academic programs.
Upon completing all AEP course requirements, you are eligible for direct entry at either an undergraduate or postgraduate course with no IELTS test required at Murdoch University (some course exclusions may apply).
International students can also use the internet-based Phoenix English Proficiency Test (iPEPT) for direct entry into Murdoch's courses for all 2022 intakes and 2023 Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Semester 1 intakes.
PHOENIX CLASS LEVEL COMPARISON TABLE
|Class Description||CEFR*||iPEPT* Level||Expected progress|
approx. TOFEL Band Score Equivalent
|approx. IELTS Band Score Equivalent||Recommended Entry Point for further study|
|Pre-Intermediate A||Social||A2||30%||6-10 wks||30-40||3|
|Pre-Intermediate B||A2+||35%||6-10 wks||3.5|
|Intermediate A||Vocational||B1||40%||6-10 wks||41-52||4|
|Intermediate B||B1+||50%||6-10 wks||61||5|
|Pre-Advanced/ Express English||B2+||60%||6-10 wks||79-80||6|
Bachelor Degree; Cambridge C AE; Internship; Postgraduate Coursework
*exceptions are Bachelor of Law, Bachelor of Nursing, Veterinary Science, Bachelor of Education
|Advanced A||Technical||Cl||65%||6-10 wks||88-89||6.5||Postgraduate Research|
|Advanced B||Cl+||70%||6-10 wks||92-93||7||CELTA|
|Expert A||Expert||C2||75%||6-10 wks||96 -110||7.5+||DELTA, TAE|
|Expert B||C2+||80%||6-10 wks||111-120||7.5+|
Australian High School Diploma or equivalent
All India Senior School Certificate OR Equivalent Higher Secondary Certificate :
Western Australian Universities’ Foundation Program (WAUFP):
The Western Australian Universities’ Foundation Program (WAUFP) provides international students with a reliable pathway into leading universities.
It’s provided on behalf of the University of Western Australia, Curtin University, Murdoch University and Edith Cowan University.
This program guarantees entry into government and private universities throughout Australia, providing you also meet the university entry requirements.
You’ll have a choice of universities and undergraduate courses.
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