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Forensic science and fingerprints
Forensic science and fingerprints

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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of some of the basic facts, language, concepts and principles relating to the principles and significance of fingerprint matching

  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of some of the links between forensic science and the legal system

  • draw together information from different sources and make logical deductions as a result

  • demonstrate an understanding of how forensic scientists operate and use scientific evidence in a legal context.