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Bachelor of Forensic Science in the Philippines

The Bachelor of Forensic Science is a four-year degree program in the Philippines that will train you in using scientific principles and techniques to solve different crimes.

Some examples of courses that you may take while enrolled in this program include:

  • Philippine Criminal Justice System
  • Fundamentals of Criminal Investigation
  • Criminal Law
  • Introduction to Forensic Science
  • Forensic Photography
  • Forensic Chemistry
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Dactyloscopy
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Polygraphy (Lie Detection)
  • Forensic Toxicology
  • Rules on Evidence
  • Violence Against Women and Children
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Forensic Medicine
  • Crime Scene Investigation
  • Forensic Instrumentation
  • Questioned Document Examination
  • Human Rights and Ethics
  • Firearms Identification
  • Explosives and Fire Technology
  • Introduction to DNA Analysis and Molecular Biology
  • Mass Fatality Incident Investigation
  • Sexual Assault Investigation
  • Computer Forensics
  • Case Preparation and Mock Trial/Moot Court Presentation

In addition to taking the subjects mentioned above, you may also undergo an On-the-Job Training to introduce and expose you to the actual works of a Forensic professional particularly in the crime laboratory, crime scene investigation, autopsy, exhumation, and other field laboratory works.


Qualified graduates Bachelor of Forensic Science can find employment in any of the following positions

  • Coroner
  • Questioned Documents Examiner
  • Forensic Psychologist
  • Forensic Pathologist
  • Forensic Accountant
  • Insurance Investigator
  • Risk Analyst
  • Crime Scene Analyst
  • Field Technician
  • Computer Forensics Expert

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  1. hi this is al rasheed from valencia bukidnon..I would like to ask if there is any college or university that offers b.s forensic science here in mindanao? thank you and more power..

  2. Hi this is Ala’a.
    i just want to ask what universities here in manila is offering Forensic course.
    thank u

    • University of Baguio here at Baguio City

  3. Hi. I would like to inquire if I, graduate of BS pharmacy, currently employed as a clinical pharmacist at st.luke’s medical center global city for 5 years,would have the chance to applyfor any position?

  4. Hi!
    Good day!

    This is Jared. Upon browsing in this site I saw Forensic Psychology,just interested with this discipline.I just want to ask what universities here in the Philippines that offer Forensic Psychology Course. Can you provide me information about the schools that offer this course?

    Thanks and have a nice day..

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