Forensic science is an interdisciplinary field that includes chemistry, biology, psychology, and other disciplines. However, prospective forensic scientists should consider pursuing a bachelor’s degree in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, forensics, or a similar discipline. The application of scientific methods and processes to situations involving crime or the public is dealt with in the same way. Forensic scientists solve scientific puzzles, testify in court as experts, and even assist in the collection of evidence at crime scenes. Some students want to pursue a career as a forensic scientist. To work as a forensic scientist you’ll usually need either a degree in a scientific subject, such as biological sciences or chemistry or a degree in the subject. Degree subjects such as statistics and geology can be useful for entry into specialist areas of this science. Many universities have forensic science as a subject for students. The syllabus includes – Crime and Investigative Techniques, DNA Isolation, Forensic Ballistics, Questioned Documents, DNA Profiling, and Forensic Biology. Forensic Photography, Forensic Psychology. Several courses come under this subject, namely in undergraduate courses, there is BSc in this Science, Bachelors in Forensic Investigation, Bachelors in Criminology, and Postgraduate courses, Master of Forensic Behavioural Science, MSc in Forensic Anthropology, Master of Philosophy in Forensic Science. There are specializations in this subject like – Forensic Serology, Forensic Chemistry, Forensic Biology, Forensic Ballistics, Forensic Botany, Forensic Entomology, Forensic Toxicology, etc.
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