Department of Forensic Science and Criminology

About the Department

Forensic science is a fundamental tool for the investigation of crime and the administration of justice, providing vital information about the evidence found at the scene of crime; Forensic experts work equally at the crime scene and in the forensic laboratory and the reports created were often must be used in court.

The validity of those results depends on the knowledge, skills, and experience of the forensic scientists working to obtain them. It is particularly significant that the training and education of forensic scientists provide a firm scientific milieu and a broad base in criminalities. A forensic scientist must be competent in integrating the knowledge and skills in the examinations, analysis, interpretations, reporting, and testimonial supports of evidence.

Course Contents:

  • Forensic Sciences: Basics, Ethics, Rules, Laws, Procedures, Cross Examinations, Investigating the Crime Scene (The Crime Scene and the Collection of Evidence); Investigating and Processing Physical Evidence, The Microscope and Forensic identification of Hair and Fibers, Toxicology, Forensic Medicine, DNA and Serology
  • Questioned Documents and Handwriting, Fingerprints, Tool marks and other impressions
  • Firearms, Arsons, Explosives and the Investigation of Bombings (Ballistics)
  • Introduction to Crime, Criminology and Laws; Theories of Criminology; The Criminal Justice System;
  • Criminal Profiling; How To Be Your Own Private Investigator; Crime against woman and child; Drug Addiction and crime; White Collar Crime; Political Crime; Property Crime; Violent Crime; Forensic Psychology, Anthropology, Forensic Entomology, Wildlife Forensics and other important issues.

* Subject To Approval