University of Technology Sydney

65342 Crime Scene Investigation

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Requisite(s): 65242 Principles of Forensic Science AND 65312 Forensic Imaging
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses. See access conditions.


This subject provides students with an in-depth knowledge of the ideas underlying forensic science at the crime scene. It is designed to introduce the principles and concepts peculiar to a crime scene, focusing on the concept of the trace and its uses. Practical skills are taught alongside the concepts of scene examination. Lectures are complemented by online tutorials and practical sessions in the Crime Scene Simulation facility.

Typical availability

Autumn session, City campus

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