This module aims to provide students with an appreciation of regulation and quality assurance in forensic science and the role of the Forensic Regulator in this – key concepts in modern forensic science. Students can be introduced to method validation building on the underpinning statistical tools learnt in the previous professional practice modules. Students can also develop skills in the retrieval, critical review and communication of scientific literature and other published work.
This overseas field course aims to give students the opportunity to experience first hand the work of the forensic specialist within an international context. The module is designed to introduce students to laboratory and field work within an international context and for students to gain a global perspective of forensic science. Students can also familiarise themselves with the professional skills required to carry out this type of work.
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In years one and two, students are introduced to the principles of forensic science and crime scene investigation alongside key aspects of biology and analytical sciences. The final year offers students the chance to study specialist areas of forensic science and to develop their skills in the presentation of evidence.
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This module is concerned with the skills required to protect, record, process and interpret a crime scene. Emphasis is placed on the role of crime scene investigation in the ‘forensic process’. The process of crime scene investigation is examined from scene preservation and recording (e.g. sketches and photography) to evidence recovery, packaging and documentation. The need for avoidance of contamination of the crime scene and for the subsequent continuity and integrity of the recovered evidence form an integral component of the module.
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• Forensic laboratory tests
• Criminal procedures and expert testimony
• Forensic Chemistry and Biology
• Trace analysis and physical evidence analysis
• Professional ethics and quality control
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This module aims to provide the necessary background in anatomy and physiology to understand the structure and functions of the human body and its associated organs. The module aims to promote an introductory understanding of human physiology relevant to forensic and investigative sciences and provide a basic knowledge of human anatomy and the development of teeth.
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This module introduces students to the forensic process (crime scene to court) and professional practice in forensic science. This is put into the context of the legal system of England and Wales and the requirements and expectations of forensic science, those that work in the field and the expert witness. The module aims to develop fundamental skills in mathematics and IT which will underpin other modules within the programme. The module will also look to develop transferable skills including knowledge of health and safety.