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Forensic Science

Type of Course: BTEC Subsidiary Diploma

Course Description

· Explore the essential procedures and practices found in all laboratories.

· Develop scientific investigative skills giving the ability to sample and test     different substances and materials.

· Develop confidence in handling chemicals and monitoring reactions.

· Techniques to collect, package and analyse evidence

· Profiling criminal behaviour

· Exploring the structure of the CJS.

Assessment

Is coursework based with no final examination—this requires producing work that meets given criteria. Six units need to be completed in order to gain a pass, merit or distinction. The course requires you to:

· Complete practical work with care.

· Complete 360 guided hours of learning.

· Undertake independent work and research.

· Complete crime scene investigations.

Opportunities

The Diploma gives UCAS points towards University entrance.

This is a vocational award giving a good basis for those wishing to enter science based employment or further training, ie Forensic Science, Science technicians, nursing, paramedic etc.

· Pupils will visit forensic science facilities at Lincoln University and carry out a crime scene investigation at the ‘crime scene house’ at Lincoln University Riseholme Campus.

· Visits to the courts to see a live trial.

· Talks from professionals like police, judges and forensic scientists.

 

    The Priory Federation of Academies, Lincoln