65315 Forensic Research Project6cp; Forms of attendance in this subject have changed to enable social distancing and reduce the risks of spreading COVID-19 in our community. There may also have been changes to the assessment requirements. Consequently, the Subject Outline information for this subject has changed. Details of the changes may be published in an Addendum to the Subject Outline which is available through your LMS (Blackboard or Canvas).
Requisite(s): 65316 Criminalistics
In this subject students act as forensic science research consultants for industry relevant projects. Students work collaboratively to design, implement, analyse and report on operational forensic research questions. Through the workshop classes students are able to develop their research literacy, data analysis, written and oral communication skills. During the practical classes students develop their practical skills through the inquiry-oriented practical nature of the subject. At the end of the subject, students have produced an original body of research that contributes to the research culture of forensic science. This subject also provides students with a strong foundation should they wish to pursue further research in Honours or other postgraduate study.
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