M. Sc. (Forensic Science) SYDNEY AUSTRALIAJRD Global EDU
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· What are the objectives of this course?
JOB ORIENTED COURSES Objectives: At the end of the course in Master of Science in Forensic Science the student should be able to. Acquire comprehensive knowledge of Forensic Science including Crime And Criminology; Forensics, Crime And Investigative Techniques; Atomic And Molecular Spectroscopy; Physical, Biological & Chemical Instrumental Methods in Forensic Science; Statistics And Research Methodology; Forensic Medicine & Pathology; Forensic Toxicology & Pharmacology; Forensic Physics; Finger Prints And Other Impressions; Questioned Documents; Forensic Serology; Forensic Biology; Forensic Psychology; Quality Management And Evidence Evaluation; Forensic Engineering; Cyber Forensics and Forensic Ballistics. Ability to communicate the acquired knowledge clearly & with precision. Acquire knowledge of various methods and laboratory techniques.
· Who is it intended for?
What you'll learn on the course
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Module 1 : Introduction to Criminology
Definition & scope of crime and Criminology, Biological cognitive and behavioral correlates of crime, elements of crime- according to Sutherland, Classification of crime according to IPC, Victimology: definition of victim and victimization, types of victimization.
Module 2 : Theories of Criminology
Macro Environmental Theories: Radical Criminological theory, Feminist theory, Power Control Theory, Neurologically Specific Biosocial Theory: Frontal lobe theory, hemispheric theory, Synthesized Theory: Integrated Theory, Evolutionary neuroandrogene theory, Cognitive and early Child Development Environmental Theories: Moral maturation theory, Control theory, Neutralization theory, Social environmental and subculture theories: Differential Association theory, Social learning theory, strain theory and sub-culture of violence theory
Module 3 : Crime Typologies
Economic offences, Organized crime, White collar crime, Occupational crime, Political crime, Habitual criminals, serial crimes and psychotic criminals
Module 4 : Punishment
Definition, types, Controversy regarding death penalty, Principles underlying punishment.
Module 5 : Crime against Women
Harassment & humiliation of women, female victims, motivation of crime against women, self-image, self- esteem and adjustment of the victims, creating awareness in the society
Module 6 : Youth and Crime
Trends and characteristics of crime among the youth, Genesis of youth crime, Typology of Youth criminals, explanation of crime amongst youth
Books Recommended (Latest edition):
1. Ahuja, Ram. Criminology. Jaipur: Rawat, 2000.
2. Meguire, M., R. Morgan and R. Reiner. Oxford Handbook of Criminology. 2nd ed. Lyon: Biddles, 1997.
3. Bajpai, G.S. Development Without Disorders. Sagar: Vishwavidyalaya Prakashan, 2002.
4. Ellis and Walsh. Criminology: A Global Perspective. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 2000.
5. Bacon, M.K., I.L. Child and H. Barry. Cross-cultural Study of Correlates of Crime. J. of Abnormal and Social Psychology.