Forensic and Crime Scene Investigation
You cover topics such as the investigative process, evidence types, recording, recovery and analysis of evidence and crime scene photography. Sessions include a mixture of lectures, tutorials and practical sessions and you make use of the University's 30-room crime scene house.
Starts:Tuesday 2 July, Tuesdays & Thursdays for 4 weeks, 6.00pm-9.00pm
- Credits: 10, Level: 4
- Enquiries: 01642 342291
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- to equip you with an understanding of forensic and crime scene investigation
- to provide you with an appreciation of the roles and responsibilities of personnel at the crime scene.
What you study
- stages of investigation
- understanding the crime scene
- the exchange principle
- crime scene investigation
- evidence recording, recovery, analysis, interpretation and presentation
- evidence types – glass, fibres, paint, blood, semen and fingerprints
- examine the roles of: first officer attending, crime scene examiner, the investigator, forensic scientists and police scientific support staff.
Where you study
How you learn and are assessed
No formal entry requirements needed