The aim of this self-study course is to provide a comprehensive guide to crime detection and examines in detail a range of techniques used for scientific evaluation of evidence.
This is an ideal course for anyone wishing to improve their knowledge of crime and its detection.
- Introduction to forensic science
- Crime scene investigations
- Investigating computer based electronic evidence
- Crime scene equipment
- Analysis of crime scene evidence
- Presentation of evidence
The course is designed for study by distance learning at work or at home. Students receive course manual, assignments and studyguide plus tutor support by mail and email. You can start at any time and plan your studies over a period of up to one year from the time of enrolment.
Each element is followed by a written assignment, which is submitted and then marked by your tutor. There is no external examination required.
Students may register at any time and have a full year to complete their studies. The course will take around 150 hours of study to complete.
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a level 3 NCFE Award certificate of achievement. That means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to level 3 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The course is provided in conjunction with Kendal Publishing Limited – a licenced NCFE centre.
Your study pack is dispatched in full at the time of enrolment and provides all you need to complete your studies:
• Comprehensive study notes for each element of the course
• Self-assessment activities
• Tutor support
• Assignment marking & feedback