Master - 2022/2023

Professional Master's programme in Forensic sciences (1° Livello)

The Program stems from the collaboration between the University of Verona and the Academy of Forensic Medical Science, London. It is based on teaching and learning from remote. The objectives are: i. to develop awareness of on-going and developing issues in the forensic medical sciences throughout the world; ii. to develop the student’s capacity to think, write and speak effectively and creatively in a forensic science context; iii. to assist the student to resolve complex forensic cases through a critical scientific approach. Federica Bortolotti
Course director

Duration : years 1  (gennaio 2023 - dicembre 2023)
CFU : 90
Class attendance arrangements : Compulsory attendance: 80%
Location: verona
Language : English
Mode of teaching : Full Online
Type of Access : Scheduled access

Course enrollment

Requirements for admissions :

In order to be admitted to a first-level Master's degree course, it is necessary to have:
a) a three-year degree awarded pursuant to Ministerial Decree no. 270 of 2004 or Ministerial Decree no. 509 of 1999;
b) University degree of at least three years' duration, according to the previous regulations;
c) a qualification awarded abroad, recognised as suitable on the basis of current legislation.
Subject area: chemistry/pharmacy, law, medicine and surgery, health professions, psychology, science.
For foreign candidates
a. Bachelor of Science degree, or other biosciences or health studies degree with a minimum attainment of lower second class honours.
b. Basic medicine degree MD, MB ChB or equivalent.
c. Other related medical degrees including Dentistry and Veterinary science
d. Law degree or equivalent vocational legal qualification or any other degree relevant to the study of the forensic medical sciences.
e. Individuals with substantial experience in forensic practice, although not having attained a relevant degree, may be admitted to the programme of study at the discretion of the University, in consultation with the Academic coordinator.
f. Students must be proficient in written and spoken English, which can be demonstrated in one of the following ways:
- i. Completion of studies in institutions where the language of instruction is English;
- ii. TOEFL with a score of at least 550 (Paper-based Test), 213 (Computer-based Test), 79 (Internet-based Test);
- iii. IELTS with a score of 6.5 major iv. IGCSE / GCSE with a score of "C" or higher v. Proficiency (Cambridge, Michigan)
g. Signed formal copies of all educational qualifications, and a curriculum vitae to be attached to the original documentation.

Evaluation criteria for admission :

Titles: 60%,
Professional curriculum 40%.
The assessment will be based on the motivation to undertake the Master's programme, on the local possibilities of supplementing the training obtained in the course with experience in qualified locations, and also on the local possibilities of using the qualification.

Benefit and incentives

A series of benefits and incentives are made available to students enrolling at the University in the academic year 2022/2023. To find out more, see the relevant Call for applications, and the relevant web page section.

How to enrol
Available places :

Min 3
Max 20
Auditors no

Tuition fee: 6,016€ Taxes and Contributions
Registration deadline: November 14, 2022

Study plan

Discover all the learning activities available to you during your time at the University in the academic year 2022/2023.

Credits 12.0
Aspetti clinici in medicina forense
Credits 12.0
Aspetti legali ed etici rilevanti nelle scienze medico forensi
Credits 12.0
Identificazione forense
Credits 12.0
Patologia forense
Credits 12.0
Tossicologia forense e biochimica
Credits 10.0
Esercitazione/laboratorio/ attivita' pratica su paziente o attivita' di reparto/studio casi forensi