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Forensic & Crime Scene Sciences

Forensic and Crime Scene Investigation

This module provides you with an introduction to forensic and crime scene investigation as it applies to the criminal justice system through an understanding of processes and personnel involved from crime scene through to court.

 

Credits: 10, Level: 4, Fees: £50.00

 

Course overview

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Winter university

Start date: Starts Tuesday 17 January, Tuesdays for eight weeks, 6.00pm – 9.00pm

This course has now started.

You can study up to 30 credits at Winter University and you can select up to three modules on the same application form. If you would like to add a module later, or change one of your choices, then please email winter.university@tees.ac.uk.

Age restriction
Due to the content and delivery of our Winter University courses, it is advised that applicants are aged 16+ at the time of enrolment. if you are under the age of 16 you must be accompanied at your Winter University classes by a parent or a responsible adult to act in the capacity of a parent (in loco parentis). Your designated adult may need to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Where you study

Middlesbrough Campus

 

Course details

What you study

Content
Stages of investigation
Understanding the crime scene
The exchange principle
Contamination
Persistence
Transfer
Crime Scene Investigation
Evidence recording, recovery, analysis, interpretation and presentation
Evidence types – glass, fibres, paint, blood, semen, fingerprint etc.

Examine the roles of:
· First Officer attending
· Crime Scene Examiner
· The Investigator
· Forensic Scientists
· Police scientific support staff

How you are assessed

In-course assessment

 

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

No formal entry requirements needed

International applicants must have an IELTS overall score of 5.5 or higher.

Age restriction
Due to the content and delivery of our Winter University courses, it is advised that applicants are aged 16+ at the time of enrolment. if you are under the age of 16 you must be accompanied at your Winter University classes by a parent or a responsible adult to act in the capacity of a parent (in loco parentis). Your designated adult may need to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

 
 

Part-time

2023/24 entry

  • Length: Credits: 10, Level: 4, Fees: £50.00
  • Start date: Starts Tuesday 17 January, Tuesdays for eight weeks, 6.00pm – 9.00pm
 
 
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