Units of Study

CRIM3601 - Medico-Legal and Forensic Criminology

Semester 1, 2019  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Allen George
Phone: +61 2 9351 3319
Email: allen.george@sydney.edu.au


This unit of study examines the relationship between crime, law, medicine and science. It focuses on criminal detection practices, death investigation systems, the coroner's office, autopsies and socio-legal management of the dead body, human tissue and organ controversies, and the role of medicine, science and psychology in criminal justice.


1x 1000wd equivalent Presentation (20%), 1x 2000wd Research Essay (50%), 1x 1500wd Take Home Exercise (30%)


1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

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