The Forensic Science course is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of forensic science and develop the core skills and expertise necessary to begin a career in forensic science.
This unique forensic science raining course holds every piece of information that will develop your understanding of gathering and analysing evidence related to crime, problem-solving principles, critical thinking skills and typical operational protocols used in forensic science. You will also learn the application of essential tools, as well as scientific techniques to perform tests on trace evidence.
Once you have completed this online course, you will have proven your skills and abilities in investigating crime scenes. You will be a certified Criminalist or Forensic Science Technician, working in a wide range of settings, from government agencies and local law enforcement offices to hospitals.
Who is this Course for?
This Forensic Science course is suitable for anyone who want to gain extensive knowledge, potential experience and professional skills in the related field.
- This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds.
- Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
- Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.
Method of Assessment:
Upon completion of the course, you will be required to sit for an online multiple-choice quiz based assessment, which will determine whether you have passed the course (60% pass mark). The test will be marked immediately and results will be published instantly.
After successfully completing the course, you will be able to obtain the certificates. You can claim a PDF certificate by paying a little processing fee of £2. There is an additional fee to obtain a hardcopy certificate which is £9.
|Introduction: About the Course and the Tutor||FREE||00:03:00|
|History of development of Forensic Psychology||00:06:00|
|Research Methods in Forensic Psychology|
|Research Design and Methodology||00:12:00|
|Critical evaluation of psychological research||00:09:00|
|Introduction to Criminology||00:05:00|
|Classification of Crimes||00:10:00|
|Different Types of Crime||00:40:00|
|Theories of Offending|
|Introduction to theories of offending||00:06:00|
|Theories of sexual offending||00:08:00|
|Theories of violent offending||00:08:00|
|Theories of fire-setting behaviour||00:08:00|
|Personal Attributes of Offenders|
|Personal characteristics of offenders||00:06:00|
|Personality disordered offenders||00:06:00|
|Mental Illness and offending||00:07:00|
|Forensic Psychology in Police Investigations|
|An Introduction to Offender Profiling||00:05:00|
|Approaches to Offender Profiling||00:05:00|
|The Effectiveness of Offender Profiling||00:06:00|
|Forensic Psychology in the Courtroom|
|Expert witness testimony||00:04:00|
|Attitudes towards victims||00:06:00|
|Forensic Psychology in Practice|
|’What works’ literature in reducing re-offending||00:06:00|
|Interventions to reduce risk of re-offending||00:07:00|
|Incident management (Crisis Negotiation)||00:08:00|
|Mock Exam – Forensic Science||00:20:00|
|Final Exam – Forensic Science||00:20:00|
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