Forensic & archaeological sciences (F4)

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HESA Subject Description CUG Subject
Forensic science (F410) The application of Forensic Science in evaluating evidence in courts of law. The techniques used include fingerprinting (both traditional and genetic), analysis of blood and poison samples, ballistics etc. Forensic Science
Archaeological science (F420) The study of the scientific analysis of the material remains of past cultures. Includes an approach to reconstruct and understand the past. Also includes the application of physical, chemical and biological techniques to aid scientific, archaeological and geoarchaeological investigations. Archaeology