QQI Level 5 in Applied Science Laboratory Techniques 5M3807
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)
PRE-UNIVERSITY FORENSIC SCIENCE
APPLIED SCIENCE LABORATORY TECHNIQUES 5M3807
WHAT IS PRE-UNIVERSITY AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE?
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.
The following modules will be offered in 2021, subject to availability and demand:
• Criminal Law
• Laboratory Techniques
• Work Experience
All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications
Apply directly at www.dunboynecollege.ie