SLE356 - Advanced Topics in Forensic Biology


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 3: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125

SLE208 and SLE228

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

Intensive 6 week period: 1 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 2 hour seminar per week, 6 x 3 hour practicals per trimester.


This unit covers current concepts, controversies and latest methodological advances in forensic biology, to develop graduates as professionals. Selection of advanced topics in forensic biology will be used to illustrate current challenges and developments.  Students will develop critical awareness of forensic science subject areas and be able to exercise independent and scientifically justified views.  Important characteristics of this unit will be the ability to express ideas both verbally and in written form and justify opinions.

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