Biological Forensics, 7.5 Credits

Biological aspects of forensics is the focus of the course. The methods used to identify and evaluate biological materials, including trace DNA from human, animal or plant remains, will be covered. How biological materials can be used as evidence and interpreted from a scientific perspective are discussed. Furthermore, basic physiology and genetic variation is discussed, with an emphasis on methods for different applications.

During the course, the student will train in laboratory skills that are important for the interpretation and analysis of biological material.

ECTS Credits

7.5 Credits

Level of education

First cycle, has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements (G2F)


School of Science and Technology

When is the course offered?

Prerequisites: University studies in Biology and Chemistry equivalent to 60 Credits comprising at least 10 Credits in Cell Biology, 7,5 Credits in Physiology and 2,5 Credits in Mechanistic Toxicology (or 2.5 credits in Doping, Drugs of Abuse and Forensic Analysis).

Selection: Guaranteed place

Course syllabus

Application code: X5905