University of Technology Sydney

65322 Major Scene Investigation

6cp; 2hpw (online), 3hpw (practical class)
Requisite(s): 65342 Crime Scene Investigation


This subject expands on the techniques, methods and interpretation skills required within the forensic science discipline. Students draw on and further expand upon prior knowledge gained in previous subjects, in particular 65342 Crime Scene Investigation, 65312 Forensic Imaging and 65316 Criminalistics.

The subject allows students to develop an in-depth understanding of industry-relevant crime scene procedures and techniques while learning about the types of major scenes they may encounter in a work environment. Building on this concept, students are expected to identify and control hazards of major scenes and evaluate and exploit a variety of traces in realistic forensic scenarios.

After completion of this subject, students are proficient in industry-standard major crime scene and exhibit examination techniques, holding a skill set akin to that of a forensic investigator.

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