Forensic Science

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267 STUDENTS

Overview

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.

Entry Requirement:

  • 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.

Certification

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.

Course Curriculum

Introduction
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
Criminology
Introduction to Criminology 00:05:00
Classification of Crimes 00:10:00
Understanding Crime 00:13:00
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
Psychopathic offenders 00:07:00
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
Eye-witness testimony 00:07:00
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
Mock Exam – Forensic Science 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Forensic Science 00:20:00

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