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    it would be great help if anyone could clear my doubts!!

    I'm now waiting for my alevel results and waiting to go for uni and i'm kinda interested in forensic science but then i find there's so many fields for forensic science though omg the more i read the more i'm confused lol

    is it that you have to study forensic science in order to become a forensic autopsy technician (for example)? or what? how does it work actually?

    so confused cause none of my friends nor senior is taking this course so yea.....
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    I'm a forensic sciences student at college at the moment so i can probably help.

    Generally, someone who performs autopsies is usually a doctor, so someone who has done a medical degree rather than forensic science. Forensic science is way too broad of a degree for specialisation in postmortem work I think; to be doing autopsies you need a very strong knowledge of the human body and a forensic degree does not cover this. To do postmortem work I think it takes about 15 years of further study/work experience in a medical field.

    Specialist BScs include Forensic Biology and Forensic Chemistry.
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    Oh I see. Thanks. Since you're doing forensic science atm, may I ask what job scope do you do/cover after you graduated and started working?
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    There are few jobs within the police side of forensics in today's world unfortunately so if you're looking to be a forensic investigator at crime scenes you may be waiting a while. My goal is to join the police as an officer rather than a science based role however.

    A lot of forensic scientists go private nowadays with external companies that the police pay to do stuff so there's always jobs there
 
 
 
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