DNA and Forensic Analysis / DNA agus Anailís Fhóiréinseach

Programme Title: Bachelor of Science in DNA and Forensic Analysis 

* 2020 CAO Points 390

Leaving Cert

Minimum Number of

Subjects

Higher

5

 

Minimum Grade in

Maths

Eng OR Irish

F2/O6/H7

O6/H7

 

Mature applicants (23+) are welcome. Further details at www.tudublin.ie/mature

Are you fascinated by court procedures and forensic science — the application of scientific knowledge and techniques in support of the legal process? There’s been a huge increase in the application of DNA technologies in forensics, in many industries and in the state laboratories. In this programme, you’ll acquire the knowledge and skills you need to work as an analyst in biotechnology, healthcare, chemical, pharmaceutical and forensic laboratories.

Forensic science is the application of scientific knowledge and techniques in support of the legal process. The application of DNA technologies in forensics, and a wide range of industries and the state laboratories, has increased hugely.

This programme will provide you with a broad knowledge and understanding of the core biological and chemical sciences. You’ll develop practical and problem-solving skills in the laboratory in pharmaceutical, biological and chemical & forensic analysis, as well as both theoretical understanding and practical skills in DNA fingerprinting technology. 
You’ll acquire the multi-disciplinary knowledge, skills and competencies to be able to work effectively as an analyst in biotechnology, healthcare, chemical, pharmaceutical and forensic laboratories.

  • This programme is recognised by The Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences

Graduate Job Titles:

  • Forensic Analyst
  • Analyst
  • Quality Controller
  • Quality Assurance
  • Process Development
  • Regulatory Compliance Officer

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I loved the on-campus crime scene aspect to the course. Really enjoyed the mock trial in the court room you experience. This showed us all aspects of what you could encounter in Forensic Analysis.

  • L8, TU864, DNA and Forensic Analysis
TU Code

TU752

Level

Level 7

Award

Bachelor of Science

Duration

3 years

Number of Places

20

Location

Tallaght

Fees

EU Fees

Non-EU Fees

Contact Us

School of Science & Computing

Progression Options

Students can progress, based upon performance to TU760 - Bachelor of Science in Bioanalysis Level 7.
Students can progress, based upon performance to TU864 - Bachelor of Science DNA & Forensic Analysis Level 8.