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About Master's in Forensic Science

Jain (Deemed-to-be University), Kochi, is offering Master's in Forensic Science. The program provides an intellectually challenging study of the full range of forensic applications. It is a multidisciplinary course covering physics, biology, chemistry, psychology and law. This course will lead the student into a lifelong fascination with human biology and the scientific investigation of crime. It will also lead the students to learn all about human physiology, biochemistry, molecular biology/genetics, microbiology and how each of these disciplines can be applied in forensic science.

Eligibility

Bachelor's Degree in the respective discipline with 65% from a recognized university

Study Campus

Jain (Deemed-to-be University) – Kochi Campus, Knowledge Park,
Nirmal Infopark, Kakkanad, Kochi - 682 042
Ph : 0484 435 5555

Course Duration

2 years

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Program Outcomes

Study key elements of modern forensic science including crime-scene processing, analytical techniques, laboratory skills, human anatomy and genetics

Experience teaching staff who bring professional or research expertise into their teaching

Hands-on experience of a range of techniques in biology and forensic science in modern, well-equipped laboratories

Combined study of human biology with applications of forensic analysis, thus providing graduates with a wide range of career options

Career Prospects

Some of the job options include recording findings and collecting trace evidence from scenes of crime or accident, analyzing samples such as hair, body fluids, glass, paint, and drugs in the laboratory, applying various techniques like DNA profiling, mass spectrometry, chromatography etc. A major chunk of trained forensic scientists is hired by the Intelligence Bureau (IB), the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), etc. Another interesting career, rather the most attractive option for forensic scientists is teaching in institutes which impart education in forensic science. Students can also pursue research for further job high profile job opportunities.