This online course covers the history of forensics, odontology and the crime scene, accompanied by case studies; one-year access to content
What You'll Get
- Introduction to forensic science
- The history of forensic science from third century B.C.
- Discoveries in the field of forensic science
- What is DNA?
- Mitochondrial DNA
- DNA and the law
- Amplified DNA
- Operation Phoenix
- The Royal Family of Russia
- The history of fingerprints
- Forensic footwear
- Ear prints
- Palm prints
- Forensic odontology
- Trace evidence - fibres
- Crime scene - murder
- Chemical pollution at the scene of a crime
- The autopsy
- Positional asphyxia/postural asphyxia
- The Marsh test
- Doctors who kill
- Psychological profiling including a brief history of profiling
- Early profilers - Kirk (1900), Ernst Kretschmer (1950), Dr. James Brussel
- Serial killers
- FBI six stages of profiling
- Investigated psychology using five factors
- Behavioural evidence analysis
- A profile of the organized perpetrator/offender
- The disorganized asocial offender
- Types of rapists
Completion of this course does not result in a degree of forensics and profiling or qualify participants to practice professionally.
The Fine Print
Purchase: Limit 1 per person, may buy 4 additional as gifts.
Booking: Register online: https://www.onlineacademies.co.uk/groupon-form.
Restrictions: No refunds or cancellation once log in details have been provided. Internet connection required. Must be 16 or older. Customer support available, contact email@example.com; Mon-Fri from 9am to 5pm. Optional course material can be sent via post in a paper form for a fee of £50, alternatively students can print out the lessons for free.
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