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HLTH SC 1000 - Introduction to Forensic Sciences

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 2 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: Check with School
Assessment: Online tests and examination

The aim of this course is to provide students with an overview of a variety of topics within the area of Forensic Sciences including Crime scene Investigation, Forensic photography, Digital Forensics, Ballistics, Fingerprinting, Court and police organisational structures and Forensic DNA analysis. Topics to be covered also include identification of the deceased and disaster victim identification structures. It is not intended to provide students with a detailed knowledge of any of these areas, but rather to give insight into how they may be applied in criminal investigations.

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Commonwealth supported
Full fee paying

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Postgraduate Coursework
Non Award

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Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Mon 16/03/2020 Thu 26/03/2020 Fri 12/06/2020 Not Available

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Workshop
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
11474 WR01 420 93 4 Mar - 8 Apr Wednesday 2pm - 4pm The Braggs, G60, Bragg Lecture Theatre
29 Apr - 10 Jun Wednesday 2pm - 4pm The Braggs, G60, Bragg Lecture Theatre