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International Open Academy Forensic Science International Open Academy
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About the program

Are you curious about Forensic Science and how it is used to solve crimes?
Many crimes are solved by a "smoking gun" such as an eyewitness or being caught in the act. Other crimes are more complex to solve and require forensic evidence to identify and prove the perpetrator's guilt.
Forensic science has become the modern "smoking gun" to help solve many of these cases. Perhaps you've been watching too many CSI shows on TV and you've been wondering if all their techniques are real? Maybe you are interested to know how basic principles of science can be used in crime investigation, are considering a career as a forensic scientist, or need to know more to advance your current field, such as criminology, forensic psychology, criminal law, or crime-writing?
If your answer "yes" to any of these questions, our online Forensic Science course is uniquely designed for individuals like you, who:

Have an interesting in science
Have a passion for solving crimes and justice
Enjoy obtaining new knowledge
Want a better understanding of criminal investigations and court cases
Are considering a new career or want to enhance your current career
Would like to have an impressive addition to your resume

What you will learn

Throughout our online curriculum you will learn the basics of the forensic sciences, from principles to analytical techniques that are used to build information useful in solving crimes. The contributions in the criminal justice system are unmeasurable. For instance, DNA evidence has been the reason that more than 300 prisoners, many on death row, have been exonerated, some after decades in prison. In this course you will learn how:

Forensic science developed and its roles in police work and solving crimes
Evidence such as blood and fingerprints can be analyzed and used as evidence
To determine how long someone has been dead, even for a very long time
Powerful DNA evidence is to catch a criminal
Forensic scientists apply their expertise in court
Forensic scientists work in different roles and settings

With this course, you will gain a good understanding of what Forensic Science is, the basic principles that are applied, and the different techniques and technologies that are used in the process.

Course for?

Do you want the opportunity to know more, or start a new career, a career that allows you to help solve crimes?
Not only will our online Forensic Science course equip you with a new wealth of knowledge to prepare you for a new career, improve your current job, enhance your resume, or help you understand your favorite crime book or TV show better, but it will also allow you to do all of your studies on your own time, from home.
Whether you need a new challenge, are looking to gain experience in an interesting and exciting field, or simply to know more about it, learning about Forensic Science is a great way to improve your opportunities and personal satisfaction.

Requirements

International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us.
Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you're already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

Career path

Upon completion of this course, you could:

Begin a path to a career in law enforcement, in such varied fields as criminology, forensic psychology, or criminal law
Elevate your crime writing to the next level
Start a blog or podcast about crime
Write a new crime-solving TV show

Updated on 08 March, 2018

Job roles this course is suitable for:

Forensic Science

About International Open Academy

All IOA courses are created by an international team of professional online educators with years of experience across a variety of industries. You can benefit from a wealth of hands-on knowledge and get the inside track on working within the industries that interest you most.

Our courses are created just for you. All study is completed online. You can learn anywhere, anytime, anyplace. Get comfortable and let us guide you on your way to becoming a professional in your chosen industry.

The courses are structured into clearly defined topics, containing detailed written lessons, graphical representations as well as a wealth of instructional videos.

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