Bachelor of Science in Forensic Investigation and Analysis

  • Course Fact File
  • Course Code SG437
  • Duration 3
  • Points Required 237*
  • NFQ Level 7

Course Summary

This course will give you all the skills for employment as a forensic or analytical scientist in any number of roles. We will train you on state-of-the-art instrumentation in chemical and biological sciences relevant to forensic analysis.


You will acquire the skills to act as an expert witness in criminal law cases and the technical skills to contribute scientific analysis to criminal investigations. Key areas of focus include crime scene investigation, molecular biology, immunodiagnostics, chemical analysis, criminal law, science and IT communications.

Graduates will be versatile and will have key skills in chemical analysis, bio analysis, IT and communications which will enable them to attain employment in a variety of sectors from forensics, environmental, pharmaceutical and food industries, as well as engaging in further study.



Entry Requirements

Entry requirements for CAO 2020 courses at ITSligo are available for download below:

A science subject at Leaving Certificate is not a requirement for this course.