SLE112 - Fundamentals of Forensic Science
|Year||2016 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)|
|Previously coded as:|
3 x 1 hour class per week, 3 x 2 hour practicals per trimester.
This unit includes a general introduction to forensic science including an overview of forensic science in Australia; principles of forensic science including Locard's Exchange Principle, Principle of Individuality, comparative analysis, class and individual characteristics; overview of the forensic process from crime scene to court; introduction to forensic analysis including chemical, biological and physical techniques; introduction to the legal system including how law is developed, criminal vs. civil law, the laws of evidence.
Two class tests (25% each) 50%, two assignments (10% each) 20%, three laboratory reports (10% each) 30%
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All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students
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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students
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