SLE112 - Fundamentals of Forensic Science
|Year||2015 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%
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.