School Of Science

Evidence and Crime Scene ManagementWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 300935.3


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Equivalent Units
300746 - Evidence and Crime Scene Management

Incompatible Units
300873 - Crime Scene Investigation

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Successful completion of 40 credit points. Students enrolled in 3589 Bachelor of Science (Forensic Science) or in MT3022 Forensic Science are not eligible to take this unit as an elective.

About this Unit
Evidence and Crime Scene Management is a unit designed to provide students with an understanding and knowledge of critical principles associated with the management of evidence and sites considered as crime scenes. The unit is particularly designed for students wishing to enter professional domains involving; policing, nursing, animal welfare, workplace investigators, health inspectors, WHS officers, fire investigation, council and park rangers, social welfare, environmental protection, fraud and insurance investigation and others where the collection of evidence is a component of professional practice within the discipline. The unit covers topics such as; recognition of various evidence, the recording and documentation of evidence, crime scene or site photography, managing scenes, maintaining evidence integrity, sexual assault evidence, the reporting and presentation of evidence in court and others.

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