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					    GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN FORENSIC STUDIES IN FORENSIC SCIENCE (online)

DETERMINATION OF COURSE PARTICULARS

Course: Graduate Certificate in Forensic Studies in Forensic Science (online)

Award:    Graduate Certificate in Forensic Studies

Award abbreviation: GradCert ForSt

Course code:             882AA/2

1. Academic requirements: 12 credit points from the following units, including a minimum of
   6cp from list (a), and 6cp from list (a), (b) or (c).

List (a)
7802 Advanced Criminalistics 1 G
7803 Advanced Criminalistics 2 PG
7804 Environmental Forensics 1 G
7805 Environmental Forensics 2 PG
7806 Research Project-Forensic PG

List (b)
7868 Forensic Evidence and the Law G
7559 International Customs Law PG (6cp)
6336 International Air Law PG
6688 Knowledge Management Systems PG
6675 Information Systems in Organisations G
7903 Forensic Statistics G

List (c)
7807 Forensic Medicine 1 G
7808 Forensic Medicine 2 PG
7809 General Toxicology G
7810 Forensic Toxicology 1 G
7811 Forensic Toxicology 2 PG
7812 Toxic Substances PG
7813 Xenobiotic Biotransformation PG
7814 Medicinal Chemistry of Drugs of Abuse G
7815 Natural Medicinal Products G
7816 Pharmaceutical Analysis G
8106 Synthetic Medicinal Chemistry PG
8105 Forensic Analysis of DNA PG
8057 Forensic Immunology G
8058 Blood Distribution and Spatter PG
8059 Forensic Anthropology PG
8060 Forensic Digital Imaging PG
8061 Forensic Genetics G

*Note: The subjects in list (c) will be taught by either the University of Florida (USA) or the
University of Edinburgh (Scotland) under contract.
Duration of course:
Standard one semester full-time or equivalent. Maximum four semesters.

Admission requirements:
Applicants must meet the normal requirements for admission to a graduate certificate course or
hold qualifications deemed to be equivalent by the University’s Admissions Committee.
Applicants should hold an undergraduate science degree. and it is highly recommended that
they have satisfactorily completed a chemistry and/or biochemistry subject at the equivalent of a
second year bachelor degree level.

Additional requirements (eg police checks):
None.

Assumed knowledge:
It is highly recommended that applicants have satisfactorily completed a chemistry and/or
biochemistry subject at the equivalent of a second year bachelor degree level.

Approved Credit arrangements:
No special credit arrangements.

Approved by Academic Board:
Meeting 05/6 – 26 September 2005
Meeting 07/5 – 3 September 2007

				
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