Course Description

Pre-University Forensic Science

Pre-University Forensic Science is a course run by Dunboyne College of Further Education, Meath. It is a 'Classroom Based' course with a duration of One Year. Pre-University Forensic Science gives a Course Qualification of Level 5 Certificate, awarded by QQI. For more information about Pre-University Forensic Science at Dunboyne College of Further Education, please review the details below.

Pre-University Forensic Science
Applied Science Laboratory Techniques 5M3807

This one-year course will introduce students
to the basic principles of forensic science.
Students will participate in laboratory work,
with a particular focus on how evidence is
collected and analysed for use in legal cases.
Participants will gain a knowledge of the link
between the sciences and how these are put
to use in the Irish legal system.

• Criminal Law
• Criminology
• Biology
• Laboratory Techniques
• Chemistry
• Mathematics
• Communications
• Work Experience
• Physics
• Microbiology

• QQI Level 5 in Applied Science
Laboratory Techniques 5M3807

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Training ProviderDunboyne College of Further Education
Course LocationDunboyne, Meath
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Course Start Date20th September 2021
Course End Date20th May 2022
Course DurationOne Year
Entry RequirementsENTRY REQUIREMENTS Leaving Cert or LCA Mature Students of all backgrounds Other equivalent qualification All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications Apply directly at
Carear PathCAREER OPPORTUNITIES Graduates may pursue degree courses such as Digital Forensics and Computer Forensics at TU Dublin Blanchardstown or Waterford Institute of Technology. Students can progress onto the Level 8 QQI award in Applied Social Studies at TU Dublin Blanchardstown. Graduates may also progress onto many other degrees at Level 7 and 8 in Universities and IT or private colleges around the country, along with progression options to the UK. Future areas of employment can include Forensic Medical Examiner, Forensic Engineer, Crime Scene Investigator, Crime Laboratory Analyst. Alternatively, students may progress directly into employment. Graduates of a Level 7 degree may progress to employment with Forensic Ireland. EXAMPLES OF HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRESSION: TU Dublin Blanchardstown: TU863 Digital Forensics and Cyber Security (Level 8, 4 Years) TU Dublin Tallaght: TU864 DNA and Forensic Analysis (Level 8, 4 Years) Waterford Institute of Technology: WD161 Computer Forensics and Security (Level 8, 4 Years) TU Dublin Blanchardstown: TU991 Applied Social Studies (Level 8, 4 Years)
Course Code5M3807
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Dunboyne Business Park, Dunboyne, Dunboyne, Meath, Ireland. Eircode: A86 WC91

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Dunboyne Business Park
Dunboyne, Dunboyne, Meath
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