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    Detailed treatment of recent advancements in analytical science and how the new technologies are validated and implemented in the forensic context, including biosecurity, food authentication and criminal forensics.

    About this paper

    Paper title Application of Forensic Science
    Subject Forensic Analytical Science
    EFTS 0.1667
    Points 20 points
    Teaching period Full Year (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $1,448.79
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    Dr Charlotte King
    Tel +64 3 479 3401

    Teaching staff

    Dr Charlotte King

    Dr Jade de la Paz


    No textbook required.

    Graduate Attributes Emphasised
    Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Critical thinking, Research, Self-motivation.
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    Learning Outcomes

    Students who successfully complete this paper will:

    • Understand the broad range of applications of analytical science to forensic problems
    • Be able to articulate the nuances of how scientific data can be used and misused within legal contexts.
    • Understand cultural considerations which relate to forensics in the New Zealand context.
    • Be able to critically evaluate research


    Full Year

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
    Learning management system


    Stream Days Times Weeks
    A1 Wednesday 12:00-13:50 11-12, 15-22, 29-35, 37-42
    Friday 10:00-11:50 11-12, 15-22, 29-35, 37-42
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