M.Sc. (Forensic Sciences)

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Program Code 10011

Course Overview

  • Campus
  • Noida
  • Institute
  • Amity Institute of Forensic Sciences
  • University
  • Amity University Uttar Pradesh
  • Program Code
  • 10011
  • Eligibility
  • B.Sc. (min 60%) / MBBS / BDS / BV. Sc or equivalent. 

  • Duration
  • 2 years
  • 1st Year Non Sponsored Semester Fee (Rs. in Lacs)
  • 0.695
  • 1st Year Sponsored Semester Fee (Rs. in Lacs)
  • 1.045
 
  • Fee Structure
  • Program Educational Objectives
  • Program Learning Outcomes
1st Year Non Sponsored Semester Fee (Rs. in Lacs) : 0.695
1st Year Sponsored Semester Fee (Rs. in Lacs) : 1.045
  • Develop a critical understanding of the diverse institutions of 'crime' control.
  • To organize students' abilities to evaluate competing explanations.
  • Inculcate moral value, professional ethics and business communication skills in the students.
  • To organise students with skills in reconstructing events surrounding an incident and form an opinion based on scientific evidence.
  • To interpret scientific data in the laboratory and the Crime scene.
  • To employ necessary independence and collaborative skills alike.
  • To categorise the diverse historical, economic, social and political influences upon criminology and its application in Forensic Science.
  • To apply of the protocols for securing and recording the incident scene and the collection of trace and physical evidence.
  • Apply scientific techniques for the examination of forensic evidences.
  • Describe scientific information to required for the support of criminal justice system
  • Develop a critical understanding of the diverse institutions of 'crime' control.
  • To organize students' abilities to evaluate competing explanations.
  • Inculcate moral value, professional ethics and business communication skills in the students.
  • To organise students with skills in reconstructing events surrounding an incident and form an opinion based on scientific evidence.
  • To interpret scientific data in the laboratory and the Crime scene.
  • To employ necessary independence and collaborative skills alike.
  • To categorise the diverse historical, economic, social and political influences upon criminology and its application in Forensic Science.
  • To apply of the protocols for securing and recording the incident scene and the collection of trace and physical evidence.
  • Apply scientific techniques for the examination of forensic evidences.
  • Describe scientific information to required for the support of criminal justice system
  • The capacity to investigate and explain a diverse range of often real time forensic problems.
  • Use of instrumentation and tools for systematic analysis of evidences including biological, chemical, digital, etc.
  • The ability to use professional software for analysis.
  • Critical evaluation of real time crime scene cases.
  • Develop the written and verbal communication skills.
  • Qualities of leadership, responsibility, personal integrity
  • Provide experiences and challenges to develop self confidence, self awareness for future goals
  • Empathy, respect for others, accountability and self-regulation.
  • understanding and experience in a variety of lab settings.
  • Develop an understanding towards their professional carrier.
  • Approach to learning and overcomes weaknesses, whilst recognising the importance of planning and target-setting
  • Eco-friendly for evidence and analysis and disposal of waste.
  • The student shall be able to develop knowledge and skills to integrate principles of Forensic Sciences to achieve academic excellence
  • The student shall be able to choose self–directed and active learning through strong intellectual engagement in independent work relevant to Forensic Sciences.
  • The student shall demonstrate scientific enquiry and research aptitude through conduct of innovative research in thrust areas of Forensic Sciences which will benefit the society and enhance the intellectual capital of the Domain of Science & Technology.
  • The student shall be able to efficiently use and apply information and communication technologies and participate in collaborative networks for developing requisite skills of Industry 4.0
  • The student shall formulate critical thinking, interpret and comprehend research-based knowledge to design and synthesize solutions to scientific problems in Forensic Sciences
  • The student shall be able to employ effective listening and communication skills to enhance interpersonal relationship.
  • The student shall be able to combine scientific creativity and reflective thinking to develop innovative ideas in Forensic Sciences for developing processes and products relevant to societal educational needs
  • The student shall be able to compare, contrast and analyze data in order to take appropriate and effective decisions
  • The student shall be able to attain leadership skills and perform responsibly as an individual as well as in a team while being accountable and result oriented
  • The student shall demonstrate competence in a cross-cultural environment and evolve as a responsible global citizen.
  • The students shall practice ethical behavior and demonstrate professional integrity in their conduct
  • The students shall be able to acquire social and emotional skills to work effectively with diverse and inclusive group of people in multi-cultural environment and situations.
  • Define their career aspirations and develop appropriate skills and competencies in their chosen profession (corporate career, student start up, family business, higher education etc.).
  • Recognize knowledge and learn skills throughout life focusing on self-directed learning using a range of sources and tools available
  • Analyze and implement the initiative to conserve natural resources and use sustainable technologies by using knowledge and experience of their discipline.

Course Structure

  • 1st Year
  • 2nd Year

Semester 1

Course Title Course Type Credit L T PS SW Total Credits Syllabus
Crime Scene Investigation (PG) Core Courses 3 0 0 0 3.00 View
Forensic Physics (PG) Core Courses 3 0 0 0 3.00 View
Cyber Forensics and Computer Applications (PG) Core Courses 2 0 0 0 2.00 View
General Forensic Science (PG) Core Courses 3 0 0 0 3.00 View
Forensic Physics - Practical (PG) Core Courses 2 0 4 0 4.00 View
Crime Scene Investigation - Practical (PG) Core Courses 2 0 4 0 4.00 View
Criminology, Criminal Law and Police Administration (PG) Core Courses 2 0 0 0 2.00 View

Semester 2

Course Title Course Type Credit L T PS SW Total Credits Syllabus
Elements of Forensic Medicine and Odontology (PG) Core Courses 3 0 0 0 3.00 View
Principles of Human Genetics (PG) Core Courses 3 0 0 0 3.00 View
Photography, Forensic Medicine and Odontology Practical (PG) Core Courses 2 0 2 0 3.00 View
INSTRUMENTAL ANALYSIS – BIOLOGICAL (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 3 0 0 0 3.00 View
INSTRUMENTAL ANALYSIS – CHEMICAL (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 3 0 0 0 3.00 View
INSTRUMENTAL ANALYSIS-PHYSICAL (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 3 0 0 0 3.00 View
ADVANCED DIGITAL, MOBILE FORENSIC AND CYBER SECURITY (PG) Industry Specific Courses 0 0 0 0 0.00 View
Questioned Documents and Fingerprints (PG) Core Courses 3 0 0 0 3.00 View
Statistics and Research Methodology (PG) Core Courses 2 1 0 0 3.00 View

Semester 3

Course Title Course Type Credit L T PS SW Total Credits Syllabus
Forensic Chemistry, Toxicology and Pharmacology (PG) Core Courses 3 0 0 0 3.00 View
Advanced Forensic Chemistry (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 3 0 0 0 3.00 View
Forensic Chemistry and Toxicology - Practical (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 2 0 4 0 4.00 View
Advanced Forensic Biology and Anthropology (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 3 0 0 0 3.00 View
Advanced Forensic Serology and DNA Profiling (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 3 0 0 0 3.00 View
Forensic Biology and Serology - Practical (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 2 0 4 0 4.00 View
Advanced Forensic Pharmacology and Toxicology (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 3 0 0 0 3.00 View
Summer Internship (PG) Non Teaching Credit Courses 0 0 0 0 3.00 View
Forensic Biology and Serology (PG) Core Courses 3 0 0 0 3.00 View

Semester 4

Course Title Course Type Credit L T PS SW Total Credits Syllabus
Dissertation (PG) Non Teaching Credit Courses 0 0 0 0 9.00 View
Advanced Questioned Documents Examination (PG) Core Courses 2 0 0 0 2.00 View
Advanced Fingerprinting and Other Impressions (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 3 0 0 0 3.00 View
Advanced Forensic Ballistics (PG) Core Courses 2 0 0 0 2.00 View
Advanced Forensic Explosives (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 3 0 0 0 3.00 View
Forensic Ballistics and Explosives - Practical (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 2 0 2 0 3.00 View