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SLE208 - Forensic Biology

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Previously coded as:


Unit chair:

Michelle Harvey

Prerequisite:Any four level one units


Incompatible with:


Contact hours: 2 x 1 hour classes per week, 3 x 3 hour practical classes per trimester
Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


This unit will focus on a range of biological topics relevant to forensic science, which will include forensic serology, botany, entomology, biological techniques other than DNA analysis, and modern approaches to DNA analysis.


Final examination 45%, mid-trimester test 25%, case report 15%, presentation 15%

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