University of Toronto - Mississauga

Forensic Science

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Program Information

School:University of Toronto - Mississauga
Field of Study:Forensic Science and Technology
Description:Forensic Science is the study of physical evidence in a modern legal context. It is best defined as "science in service to the courts." There are many subfields of Forensic Science, including Forensic Anthropology, Forensic Biology, Forensic Chemistry, Forensic Computer Science, Forensic Psychology, etc. The single, unifying paradigm of Forensic Science is the search for truth and the meaning of evidence in both criminal investigations and through courts of law. UTM's Forensic Science, B.Sc. program, the first of its kind in Canada, is designed to provide the student with an understanding of scientific analyses, theories, laboratory skills, applications, and field techniques while allowing the student to emphasize one particular area in greater detail. This is accomplish through the requirement of a either a Forensic Science Major program, which must be pursued together with a second science major program in an approved area of study or a Forensic Science Specialist Program where students pursue one of the streams of specialization.
URL:Forensic Science at University of Toronto - Mississauga
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,590
Careers:Forensic Scientists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*80 to 84

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 

Grade 12 Calculus and Physics are recommended.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 250] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on October 09, 2017