Forensic Sciences (Interdisciplinary)

Doctorate Degree - Instıtute Of Addıctıon And Forensıc Scıences

General Information

In Forensic Science Doctorate Program of the Çukurova University Institute of Addiction and Forensic Sciences, classical and current knowledge based on theory and practice is given and produced in the fields that have impact on forensic sciences such as genetics, toxicology, biology, chemistry, physics, psychology, sociology and criminalistics. The graduates of master program of Forensic Sciences from Institute of Addiction and Forensic Sciences, the graduates of the Faculty of Medicine, the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and the graduates of the Faculty of Dentistry are accepted to the PhD program of Forensic Sciences .

Length of Programme & Number of Credits

4 Year - 240 ECTS

Feature & Definition

This program trains Forensic Sciences specialists who can work in different areas of Forensic Sciences.The first two years of the program include advanced theoretical and laboratory applications in the field of Forensic Sciences. At the end of these trainings, the student's knowledge about the program is measured by the doctoral proficiency exam. The students who succeeded in this exam, will do a doctoral thesis study in the remaining two years of their education and the ones who are successful in the defense of their thesis will get the caption of Doctor in Forensic Sciences.

Mode of Study

Full Time

Head of Department


ECTS / Course Catalog Coordinator


Erasmus Coordinator


Internship Coordinator

Orientation Staff



1. To educate specialists who are competence in collecting, processing, analyzing and evaluating evidence, creative in problem solving, effectively using basic scientific literature in their research, competing in verbal and written scientific forms of communication, formulating scientific explanations based on historical observations and experimental evidence. 2. To provide routine laboratory service for the expertise.


1.To educate specialists who have oral and written communication skills in areas where standing or may enter under the umbrella of Forensic Sciences, having the ability of critical thinking and analysis, developing laboratory skills, acquiring problem solving skills, understanding the criminal justice system conceptually. 2. Obtain and maintain program accreditation 3. Sustain an average of 5 graduates per year. 4. Prepare students for employment.

Specific Admission Requirements

In this program, students are accepted as a result of the evaluation of ALES, Undergraduate Graduation Grade, foreign language score and interview exam within the framework of “CU Graduate School of Education Regulations”.

Qualification Awarded

Students who have successfully completed this program are awarded a PhD degree in Forensic Sciences.

Level of Qualification


Qualification Requirements of Graduation

Access to Further Studies


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Double Major, Additional Major & Exchange Possibilities

Employment Opportunities

Graduates of this program will be able to work in Forensic Sciences Institutes, Forensic Medicine Institute, Ministry of Health State Hospitals, University Hospitals, Private Laboratories, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Gendarmerie Criminal Laboratory, Police Criminal Laboratory. Also, they can be make academic career.