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Forensic Science and Profiling Diploma

TQUK
£199.99
£30.00
  • About This Course

    This course is designed for beginners to introduce them to the world of forensic science and profiling.  By using actual case studies we are able to explore the roles played by a variety of experts as they endeavour to achieve justice for the victims.  Please note the case studies used in this course are primarily those of violent crime and murder. 

    This course offers the opportunity to discover how an entire investigation process is brought together to enable a prosecution to take place.  This is a thought-provoking course, which will enable the student to have insight into the criminal mind.

     

  • Course lessons

    Lesson One

    • Introduction to Forensic Science
    • The History of Forensic Science-from 3rd Century BC
    • Discoveries in the Field of Forensic Science

    Lesson Two

    • Forensics
    • What is DNA?
    • Mitochondrial DNA
    • DNA and the Law
    • Amplified DNA
    • Operation Phoenix
    • The Royal Family of Russia

    Case Studies

    • Robert Melias
    • Colin Pitchfork
    • The Murder of Helen McCourt
    • The Murder of Leanne Tiernan
    • Jules Mikus 2001- New Zealand
    • The Murder of  Hyo Jung Jin

    Lesson Three

    • The History of Fingerprints
    • Forensic Footwear
    • Ear Prints
    • Palm Prints

    Lesson Four

    • Forensic Odontology
    • Hair
    • Trace evidence-fibres

    Case Studies

    • The Salem Witch Trials
    • Ted Bundy
    • The Chi Omega Murders
    • Napoleon Bonaparte - suspicious death?
    • John Vollman
    • The Murder of Ruby Annie Keen

    Lesson Five

    • Crime Scene – Murder
    • Chemical Pollution at the Scene of a Crime
    • The Autopsy
    • Positional asphyxia/postural asphyxia
    • Saponification/Adipocere
    • Decomposition

    Case Studies

    • Patrick Higgins

    Lesson Six

    • Poisons
    • Poisoners
    • The Marsh Test
    • Doctors who kill

    Case Studies

    • The Case of Charles LeFarge
    • Dr. Pierre Marie Bougrat
    • Dr Harold Shipman.
    • Michael Swango

    Lesson Seven

    • Psychological Profiling Including a Brief History of Profiling
    • Early Profilers- Kirk 1900
    • 1950`s Ernst Kretschmer
    • Dr James Brussel
    • Serial Killers
    • FBI Six Stages of Profiling
    • Investigated Psychology Using Five Factors
    • Behavioural Evidence Analysis

    Case Studies

    • New York Pipe Bomber
    • Jack the Ripper

    Lesson Eight

    • A profile of the organized perpetrator /offender
    • The Disorganized Asocial Offender
    • Types of Rapists
    • Profiling
    • Victimology

    Case Studies

    • The Suffolk Strangler a.k.a. The Ipswich Ripper-disorganised serial killer
    • David Berkowitz
    • Robert Hanssen
    • Jerome Brudos-lust killer
    • Andrei Chikatilo
  • Accreditation

    This course has been accredited by Online Academies. On successful completion of this course you will be able to download or print off a PDF of your Online Academies Certificate (please note: you will also be given the opportunity to have a hard copy of the certificate printed off and posted out to you for a small additional charge). If you would like to view a sample of the certificate, please click here.

    On completion of your course you will also be able to have your certificate endorsed and accredited by TQUK for recognised CPD Hours.

    Training Qualifications UK (TQUK) are an Ofqual regulated awarding body. They pride themselves on being the most agile and forward thinking awarding body in the UK. TQUK provide independent endorsement of our CPD courses giving learners assurance that their course will help them gain the necessary skills and experience in their chosen subject area.

     

    Assessment

    At the conclusion of each module there is a multiple choice question assessment. This will help you remember the main points of the lesson and act as a check that you have retained the essential knowledge and understanding of that particular section. The results can be seen instantaneously and you can correct wrong answers. When the result is satisfactory you can progress to the next module.

    Course Outcomes

    Once you have successfully completed all the modules for your course you will be awarded:

    A Diploma issued by Online Academies

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