Forensic Science 1 (8778.3)
|Level:||Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit|
|HECS Bands:||2, 4|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Science and Technology|
|Discipline:||Academic Program Area - Science|
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2020 Semester 2 MR Julian SLATER (Ph: ) ON-CAMPUS 2021 Semester 2 DR Jurian HOOGEWERFF (Ph: +61 2 62012781 ) ON-CAMPUS
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This unit will introduce the principles of forensic science, the individual forensic science disciplines, the types of physical evidence, the practical skills required for crime scene investigation, the role of forensic science in the legal system, and the preparation and delivery of forensic evidence to the courts.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Apply a knowledge of basic concepts in forensic science in the areas of crime scene examination, impression evidence, fires and explosions, document examination, fingerprints, toxicology, biological evidence, electronic evidence, and general trace evidence; and
2. Demonstrate an awareness of the role of forensic evidence in the legal system.
UC - Canberra, Bruce
- Semester 2, 2020
- Semester 2, 2019
- Semester 2, 2018
5 hours per week.
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