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Forensic Medicine & Toxicology

Forensic Medicine and Toxicology aims at providing students with the knowledge to undertake medico-legal responsibilities in the practice of medicine. This specialized branch of medicine also includes criminology, toxicology and related medico-legal problems. The application of forensic knowledge impacts significantly on civil law, insurance matters, and contributes to the safety of the public and implementation of justice through examination of injured, deceased or individuals who are suspected of injuring another person. This course will offer an opportunity to learn about the techniques used in modern forensic medicine practice and to study about interactions between medicine and law.