Trace Evidence Collection and Analysis


The basic principles of crime scene management are discussed. The learner is then introduced to the collection, packaging and the analysis of physical evidence found at a crime scene.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Recognise how a crime scene may be preserved and recorded.

  2. Discuss the general principles in the search for physical evidence.

  3. Describe the collection. packaging and storage of evidence.

  4. Explain the collection of control samples.

  5. Examine and characterise trace evidence.

% Coursework 60%
% Final Exam 40%