RCS1601 - Chemistry 1A
|1.||Apply basic concepts underpinning qualitative and quantitative forensic analysis;|
|2.||Interpret various data from the examination of physical evidence from a range of forensic scenarios and report findings and draw appropriate conclusions;|
|3.||Articulate fundamental forensic principles behind the examination of physical evidence clearly expressing ideas and perspectives;|
|4.||Apply standard methodology to the analysis of various forensic samples including method selection, sample preparation, instrumental operation and data analysis so as to develop current industry specific competency in collaboration with peers; and|
|5.||Evaluate the quality of analytical data and review team members' data and report the findings to peers and demonstrators with initiative and judgement.|
|Assignment||Written Assignment (1000 words)||20%|
|Laboratory Work||Portfolio of laboratory work with summary addressing criteria (2000 words)||40%|
|Examination||Final Exam (2 hours)||40%|
Criminalistics: An Introduction to Forensic Science 11th ed.
R. Saferstein, (2014)
Pearson Higher Ed USA
Crime Scene to Court: The Essentials of Forensic Science 4th ed.
P. White, J. Millington, B. Rankin, P Wiltshire and D. Gennard (2016)
Cambridge, Royal Society of Chemistry
Practical Skills in Forensic Science 2nd ed.
A. Langford, J. Dean, R. Reed, D. Holmes, J. Weyers and A. Jones, (2010)
Pearson Education, USA
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