An introduction to analytical techniques in modern forensic science. The analysis of physical and biological evidence and the role of science in the judicial system.
|Paper title||Analytical and Forensic Science|
|Subject||Forensic Analytical Science|
|Teaching period||Semester 1 (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,141.35|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- CELS 191 and CHEM 191 and 54 further points from Science Schedule C
- Schedule C
Tel 64 3 479 7483
Location: 270 Great King St., Lindo Ferguson Building
- Teaching staff
Saferstein, Richard, Criminalistics: An Introduction to Forensic Science, Global Edition, Pearson Education Limited
Bell, Suzanne, Forensic Chemistry 2E, PearsonJackson, Andrew R. W., Forensics Science 3E, Prentice Hall
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Self-motivation.
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- Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this paper will have:
- An understanding of how science is applied in support of the legal system.
- Mastery of the scientific concepts underlying the major analytical methods of chemical analysis as applied in forensic casework
- Critical analysis and assessment of scientific evidence.
- A tested understanding of the application of these concepts to practical situations such as material analysis.