This programme is the first forensic science programme offered in Malaysia. It is a very popular programme and is highly demanded amongst prospective students. Students will be exposed to the latest knowledge and technologies in the field of Forensic Science via courses which have been developed meticulously. Renowned programmes from other countries such as the US, Europe and Australia were used as a benchmark. Teaching staff of the School together with others from the Medical and Dental Schools of USM, Chemistry Department of Malaysia, The Fire and Rescue Department, and The Royal Malaysia Police will together ensure that the programme is run smoothly and in an excellent manner. This programme is expected to help cater for the national requirements for Forensic scientists which are very much needed in the country. A total of 145 credit units are required for graduation as explained under the course structure section.