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Advanced Forensic Practice (Sexual Assault And Custody Health Professional) PgDip

Staffordshire University

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Diploma

  • Location

    Staffordshire University (Stoke-on-Trent Campus)

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

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.

On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: PgDip Advanced Forensic Practice (Sexual Assault and Custody Health Professional).

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The course is designed to support health professionals and develop advanced practice skills within their current role.

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Staffordshire University

  • University League Table

    75th

  • Campus address

    Staffordshire University, College Road, Stoke on Trent, ST4 2DE, England

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