Forensic Scientists

(NOC 2112)

Career Description

Forensic scientists apply science and knowledge of science to solving crimes or in helping with civil or criminal investigations. They may specialize in particular fields, such as medicine or dentistry.

Duties May Include

Forensic scientists perform some or all of the following duties:

Examine evidence a crime that might connect a person to that crime;

Examine a person's physical remains to determine the reason why they expired in relation to a criminal or civil investigation;

Examine documents, firearms or explosives in relation to an investigation;

Forensic scientists may present their findings as a document or be required to give testimony at a trial or inquiry.

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

University of Lincoln
Lincoln, England, GB

Related Program(s):
Forensic Science Bachelor; Honours
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University of Gloucestershire
Cheltenham, England, GB

Related Program(s):
Computer and Cyber Forensics Bachelor
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University of South Wales
Pontypridd, Wales, GB

Related Program(s):
Analytical and Forensic Science (Top Up) Bachelor
Forensic Science (Including Foundation Year) Bachelor
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Manchester Metropolitan University
Manchester, England, GB

Related Program(s):
Forensic Psychology Bachelor; Honours
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Northumbria University
Newcastle Upon Tyne, England, GB

Related Program(s):
Forensic Science Bachelor; Honours
Forensic Science, part-time Master
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Modified on May 18, 2012