Introduction into Forensics

Start date(s):
20 Feb 2018
Duration:
6 weeks
Level:
E-Level
Course Code:
1033715
Study Mode:
Part Time
Attendance Type:
Campus
Attendance Pattern:
Evening
Location:
Framwellgate Moor Campus
Course costs:
£95
(previous years fees)
Funding

Overview

Explore the world of Forensic Science and crime detection with this fascinating course. You will gain an insight into the techniques and analysis used to solve crimes. You will also use different case studies to understand how crimes have been solved in the past.

Aims

This course aims to provide learners with the skills to collect and analyse evidence. You will learn how the different techniques used by Forensic Science specialists help to solve crimes.

Modules

  • A fascinating look into the world of Forensic Science and crime detection from Crime Scene Procedures to Fingerprints and Blood Pattern Analysis.
  • An insight into the techniques and analysis of evidence used to solve crime.
  • Explore different case studies to understand how these crimes were solved through the implementation of Forensic Science.

Time commitment

Average number of hours per week

Lectures
2
Seminars
0
Work Placement
0
Assignment Feedback
0
Independent Learning
1.5

Delivery

Tuesday:
6.30pm-8.30pm
*Days and times of study are subject to change. Timetables are confirmed at the start of term.

Maths and English

You will be expected to carry out simple calculations with the aid of a calculator, and be able to write up a lab report from data collected during a session.


Funding

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Interview Instructions

You are not required to have an interview to gain access to this course.

Entry Criteria

There are no entry requirments for this course, however, an interest in Forensic Science and Crime Detection would be beneficial.