Welcome to the Department of Forensic Science
Experience the world of forensics from crime scene to the lab and beyond...
Forensic Science, the interdisciplinary study of science and the law to support legal investigations. With its outstanding faculty, access to cutting-edge labs and technology, and state of the art crime scene facility, Trent’s Forensic Science program combines theory and practice to give you the confidence and skills to excel in this fascinating field.
The Faculty of Forensic Science at Trent, offers an Honours Bachelor of Science in Forensic Science (BScFS), Bachelor of Science in Forensic Biology (BScFB), Bachelor of Science in Forensic Chemistry (BScFC), and a Masters of Science in Forensic Science (MScFS) program.
As a student of Trent University’s highly-respected forensic program, you’ll benefit from the advantages of smaller class sizes, close connections with faculty and mentors, and a shared commitment to academic rigor that will enrich your mind and inspire you to make a difference. Casework, teamwork, DNA analysis, and understanding legal issues related to evidence, are just some of the real-life skills you will develop.
New Forensics Crime Scene Facility
Trent University’s new Forensics Crime Facility sets new academic and environmental standards all at once, as a first-of-its-kind professional forensics training building constructed on a Canadian university campus—and with a goal to be Canada’s first zero-carbon building certified by the International Living Future Institute.