Unit code: HIT6632
|Credit points||12.5 Credit Points|
6 week block
|Contact hours||36 Hours|
Aims and objectives
This unit provides students with the knowledge of the legal requirements for preparing and presenting evidence to court. This unit prepares students with the skills and knowledge to identify, recover and exhibit forensic evidence.
After successfully completing this unit students should be able to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of the current laws related to evidence collection and presentation.
- Develop and evaluate strategies for continuity
- Discuss legal requirements for continuity
- Maintain continuity
- Demonstrate an understanding of administrative and best practices to produce and provide records
- Conduct data recovery and analysis within required scope
- Develop and implement an e-forensic investigation
- Identify and record items
- Apply exhibit management and classification procedures according to evidentiary requirements.
Generic skills outcomes
The graduate attributes which relate to this unit of study help to produce graduates who:
- Are capable in their chosen professional areas.
- Are adaptable and manage change.
- Operate effectively in work and community situations.
- Are aware of environments.
- Legal requirements for admissible evidence, evidence collection and presentation
- Data extraction and forensic copying
- Live and Static analysis
- Documentation cycle and recording of eForensic investigation
- Identification and recording of evidence
- Evidence continuity
- Exhibit management strategies and procedures
- Scoping evidential requirements