Product Description

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A truly fascinating area, Forensic Science is used in the service of law. To study this area involves the application of knowledge to legal issues, as well as analysis of the scientific methods employed to provide evidence to support and resolve criminal investigations.

Led by professional tutors, the Forensic Science course is a popular option with our students, and suited to individuals who aspire to a career as a Crime Scene Investigator, Forensic Science Officer, or similar.

COURSE OVERVIEW

Consisting of 4 diverse and exciting modules, the Forensic Science course is split into several main focus areas- forensics, criminology and human anatomy and physiology.

Focussing on the core skills, competencies and knowledge expected from industry professionals, this course is tailored to give students a solid grounding in forensic science. You’ll build your understanding of the different types of crime scenes, and discover the different techniques and methods employed to solve criminal investigations. You will also explore the fascinating areas of human anatomy and physiology, as well as learning about extracting DNA, crime scene reconstruction and criminal profiling.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

This fascinating and popular course has no entry requirements, and is open to students with basic numeracy and literacy, as well as a strong interest in this area of study. We have designed the Forensic Science course to be as accessible as possible, and send out a comprehensive study guide to new students, to help them ease into student life. You will also be assigned a personal tutor, who will offer help and guidance, should you ever need any.

 

Modules

Unit 1

Computer Forensics

Forensic Accountancy

Forensic Archaeology and Anthropology

Forensic Psychology

The M’Naghten Rules

Forensic Dentistry

Forensic Entomology

Forensic Graphology

Forensic Pathology

Digestion in Mouth

Your Teeth

The Alimentary Canal

The Digestive System

Absoption

Assimilation

Structure and Function of The Respiratory System

Lung Capacities

Respiratory Diseases

Blood Groups

The Blood Circulation System

The Circulatory System

Blood Vessels

The Heart

The Skeleton

Body Fluids

Toxicology

Fingerprints

DNA

Forensic Ballistics and Ballistic Fingerprinting

Hair and Fibres

Criminal Profiling

Unit 2

Crime Scene Investigation

Establishing a Crime Scene

Securing and Protecting the Scene

Collecting and Categorising Evidence

Trace Elements

Unit 3

The Criminal Case

Wounding

Crime Scene Reconstruction

Expert Witnesses

Unit 4

The Future of Forensics

Further References

Terminology

Career Prospect

Once you have successfully completed the Forensic Science course, you will be awarded a diploma. You will also be awarded with a certificate from Focus Awards, a member of the respected Federation of Awarding Bodies (FAB). Focus Awards only offer these certificates to students enrolled on courses that meet their high standards of quality and consistency.

Graduates of the Forensic Science course will be able to demonstrate the key competencies, skills and knowledge required to work this area. Further study is another option, and many graduates have progressed onto other courses at a higher level.

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£35 deposit: remaining balance at the end of the month

Enrol for £35 deposit and remaining balance at the end of the month. Pay your deposit today get your course tomorrow!

Reduced fee of £259

£259 - all inclusive

Pay by 3 monthly instalments of £259 (approx)

£86 deposit followed by £86 for the next two months

The college accepts payment using the following methods:

Credit/Debit Card, Cheque, Postal Order and Invoice.

It is simple and safe to enrol online. Select one of the payment terms above and you will be taken to a secure sever to enter your details.

Once the enrolment process has been completed you will receive your introductory pack and login details to access your course textbooks, your tutor profile and their contact details.

We look forward to welcoming you as a student of the college and feel sure you will enjoy studying with us.

Key points for this course:

  • This is a fully supported home study course supported by your own tutor
  • Your enrolment fee covers absolutely everything – there will be nothing more to pay after you have enrolled, there are no hidden fees
  • You have 12 months to complete your course
  • You may enrol at any time of the year
  • Access available within 24 hourse

Money Back Guarantee
If you are not happy with your course simply return it within 14 days and we will refund your fees in full.

All students enrolled on a course with Cambridge Open College receive access to our online student community (I Learn It Easy) where you can submit your work, contact your tutor, and interact with other students. We have prepared a short video below to highlight the benefits to you.

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