Forensic Science and Profiling Course


The online Forensic Science and Profiling Course from Oplex Careers will help learners to gain a thorough understanding of forensics and criminology.



The online Forensic Science and Profiling Course will provide you with a valuable insight into the complex world of forensics. Learners will study aspects of forensics, criminology, anatomy and physiology as part of the course. Whether you want to embark on a career in forensic science or simply learn a new hobby after watching a crime scene show on TV, the online online Forensic Science course will get you started.

Course Syllabus

The course is split into the following modules:

  • Introduction to Forensic Science and Profiling
  • Psychological Profiling
  • Criminal Profiling
  • Importance of Fingerprints in Forensic Science
  • Importance of DNA and Profiling in Forensics
  • An Introduction to Forensic Dentistry
  • Identifying Forensic Toxicology
  • Crime Scene Forensics
  • Final Assessment


To assess the learners ability and knowledge to effective understand the topics contained within the Forensic Science and Profiling course, the course features a number of end of module interactive quiz questions.

Additionally, at the end of the course learners will also take an online multiple choice assessment test. This online multiple choice test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.


On successful completion of this Forensic Science and Profiling course learners will receive a CPD Certificate of Achievement award from Oplex Careers.

This certificate will be produced in PDF format, hard copies of the certificate will be available at an additional fee of £9.99.

Course Format

This course is delivered online through eLearning. Learners of the course will receive instant access to our interactive student learning portal, which offers 24/7 access to the Forensic Science and Profiling course.

Course Duration

The online Forensic Science and Profiling course requires 70 hours to complete the course in full. This is only a guide to the learning hours required and it depends on how quickly an individual can absorb the information. The learning is online so it can be spread out over multiple sessions or done in one session.

Learners will have access to this course for up to 12 months from the date of joining. There is no time limit to complete the course during this period.

Tutor Support

When you are studying a course it is always useful to know that you have the help and support of tutors that want you to succeed in your studies.

As part of the Forensic Science and Profiling course you will receive access to our dedicated tutor support service. The academic tutors will be able to provide you with unlimited online email support to help answer any questions that you may have whilst you are studying the course.

Course Compatibility

course-compatibility-400Our Forensic Science and Profiling course is fully compatible with PC’s, Mac’s, Laptop, Tablet and Smartphone devices.

We know that more and more people are using the web whilst they are on the move, so we have designed this Forensic Science and Profiling course to be fully compatible across tablet and smartphone devices. You will be able to access the same content from the course, just over a 3G or 4G network whilst on the move.


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