BMED19007 Forensic Chemistry

Course Description

This course introduces students to the field of forensic chemistry. Topics to be studied include the principles of forensic investigation, detection of illicit and prescription substances and the pharmacology of these drugs, forensic toxicology associated with poisoning and invenomation, investigations of fires and explosions, examination of law cases involving complex forensic evidence, and emergent new analytical methodologies in forensic science including the new DNA profiling technologies. Distance education students will be required to attend residential school.

Course at a glance

Faculty: Faculty of Arts, Health and Sciences
Career: Undergraduate
Credit points: 6
Requisites: Prerequisite: CHEM13080 Analytical Science
HECS Banding: 2
EFTSL 0.125

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