This module can only be taken as part of the Forensic Investigation of Heritage Crime MSc.

To write a critical account of an aspect of heritage crime, derived from literature based sources and selected from a list of titles, targeted at a specific audience.

At a glance

  • Dates
    • 06 - 09 Apr 2021
  • Duration4 days
  • LocationCranfield campus

What you will learn

On successful completion of this module a student should be able to:

• Present a coherent and well argued account of the subject, supported by relevant evidence and coming to a clear conclusion,
• Appraise and critique the views of other experts and develop their own thesis on the subject matter,
• Produce an excellently presented summary report using first class images, clear referencing structure and appropriate for the readership.

Core content

This is a piece of independent research, well referenced from the literature resources. Face-to-face and online tutorials cover:

• Principles of research,
• Constructing an argument,
• The importance of supporting evidence,
• Assessing and dealing with figures and statistics,
• How to engage an audience in the heritage/forensic sector,
• Understanding the difference between specialist and non-specialist audiences and how this is transferable skill could be wider used.

Upgrade to a professional qualification

This short course will be taught at Masters Standard as it is one of the modules that comprise the postgraduate Forensic Modular Masters Programme. Registering for this accredited short course and successfully passing the associated assessment will gain you 20 Cranfield credits. These could then be used to apply for a transfer towards a PgCert/PgDip or MSc in the Forensic Programme should you wish to complete one of these courses within 5 years.

Who should attend

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