Advanced Forensic Practice (Sexual Assault And Custody Health Professional)
Our Advanced Forensic Practice MSc is the first course in the UK that meets the United Kingdon Association of Forensic Nurses and Paramedics (UKAFN) Advanced Standards in Education and Training (ASET) within forensic practice. The ASET standard is also badged by the Faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine (FFLM). Our course is designed by and for health professionals, who are tasked with forensically examining alleged victims of sexual assault, gathering and recording evidence for court. With court cases relying on forensic evidence, there's an increasing need for health professionals such as nurses to carry out forensic examinations of alleged victims of sexual assaults. This innovative Masters course provides an in-depth training and understanding of how to gather and record relevant forensic evidence, which can be presented in court. You'll be provided with the fundamental principles of forensic science along with being assessed in giving oral and written evidence for court. The course has been designed for and by health professionals in collaboration with experts from our School of Law. You'll be able to take advantage of our unique facilities, including a full-size mock courtroom, and a crime scene house with CCTV and an observation room.
MSc: A first degree or equivalent recent academic work at either Masters or Degree level and must be able to identify a Preceptor in their workplace who is able to assess their clinical competencies.
Modules include: Introduction to forensic practice; clinical competencies in forensic examination in either custody or sexual assault; professional legal skills for non-lawyers; physical assessment; research methods pre-requisite for dissertation\project based change module.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Part-time||January 2020||2,535 per Year 1 (Wales)||3 Years|
|MSc||Part-time||January 2020||2,535 per Year 1 (England)||3 Years|
|MSc||Part-time||January 2020||2,535 per Year 1 (EU)||3 Years|
|MSc||Part-time||January 2020||2,535 per Year 1 (Channel Islands)||3 Years|
|MSc||Part-time||January 2020||2,535 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||3 Years|
|MSc||Part-time||January 2020||2,535 per Year 1 (Scotland)||3 Years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Staffordshire University (Stoke-on-Trent Campus)||ST4 2DE||West Midlands|
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