Why study forensic and analytical chemistry at La Trobe?

Top-rated globally

La Trobe is in the top 1% of universities worldwide.

Times Higher Education (THE), 2020, World University Rankings 2021; Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), 2020, Ranking Web of Universities

Practical experience

Gain hands-on experience with work placements at the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning and other leading research facilities.

Check out how you can see research in biochemistry, chemistry and genetics first hand

Chemistry leaders

We’re ranked 'above world standard' for our research in physical chemistry.

Australian Research Council, 2019, Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) Outcomes 2018

Career opportunities in forensic and analytical chemistry

Career pathways

The problem-solving skills you build when you study forensic and analytical chemistry prepare you for a range of careers.

Possible roles include:

  • Analytical chemist
  • Environmental consultant
  • Forensic investigator
  • DNA analyst
  • Forensic toxicologist

Future employers

Potential employers of forensic and analytical chemistry graduates include:

  • Chemistry laboratories
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Law enforcement agencies
  • Research institutes
  • Government departments

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