Forensic Medicine

University College Dublin

 

Course Name Forensic Medicine
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code X019
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Distance, Online
Location (Districts) Belfield
Application Date Application Details
To register interest in the programme and to be informed when it opens for applications, please contact:
Ms. Brid McCormack
UCD School of Medicine & Medical Science
Forensic & Legal Medicine
UCD Health Sciences Centre
Belfield
Dublin 4
T: + 353 1 716 6647
E: legal.medicine@ucd.ie
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Duration 12 months part-time
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Entry Requirements

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Eligibility criteria
Open to healthcare, legal, law enforcement and forensic science professionals who hold degrees, higher professional training or qualifications or specialist accreditation in a speciality relevant ...

Comment Course Features
Provides an entry point for specialist professional training in forensic medicine.

Enhances presentation and court-room skills.
Course Content

Expand+Course Features
Provides an entry point for specialist professional training in forensic medicine.
Enhances presentation and court-room skills.
Suitable qualification for professionals undertaking medicolegal work within their existing areas of sp...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Modules and Credits - Total ECTS Credits 60
Module One: 20 ECTs-Core
History and future of forensic medicine; the use of libraries and IT resources; medical and legal investigative research skills; introduction to law and legislation; ethical aspe...

Assessment Method

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Modules 1 and 2 (taught modules)
• The taught modules will be assessed by continual assessment and written examinations at the end of each module (December and May).

Module 3 (Casebook)
• The casebook is assessed separately an...

Number of Credits 60
Careers or Further Progression

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Past graduates have developed their careers in a wide range of fields including:

Forensic Physician
Toxicologist
Forensic Odontologist
Forensic Psychiatrist
Coroner
Medicolegal Advisor
Barrister
Specialist Nurse etc.
...

Further Enquiries Programme Administrator:
Ms. Brid McCormack
UCD School of Medicine & Medical Science
Forensic & Legal Medicine
UCD Health Sciences Centre
Belfield
Dublin 4
T: + 353 1 716 6647
E: legal.medicine@ucd.ie


Academic Course Co-ordinator:
Dr. Andrew Wilkinson
Forensic and Legal Medicine
UCD School of Medicine and Medical Science
Health Sciences Centre
Belfield
Dublin 4
T: + 353 1 7166647
E: andrew.wilkinson@ucd.ie
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