2023-2024 / CRIM3097-3

Introduction to criminalistics and forensic medicine


15h Th

Number of credits

 Bachelor in law2 crédits 
 Bachelor in political sciences : general2 crédits 
 Extra courses intended for exchange students (Erasmus, ...) (Faculty of Law, Political Science and Criminology)2 crédits 
 Bachelor in human and social sciences2 crédits 
 Bachelor in human and social sciences (New programme)2 crédits 
 Extra courses intended for exchange students (Erasmus, ...) (Faculty of social sciences)2 crédits 
 Bachelor in psychology and education : general2 crédits 


Philippe Boxho

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the first semester, review in January


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

This course is conceived as an introduction both in the forensic medicine and in the criminalistqiue.
In forensic medicine, after an anatomo-physiological introduction, a general synthesis of the teaching of forensic medicine is realized.
It criminalistique, the crime scene is described as well as the role of each of the participants: experts, technical police and scientist, magistrates.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

The objective is to arrange useful bases to approach the study so much forensic medicine as the criminalistique planned in the prgogramme of the next two years.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

No one

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Oral courses

Recommended or required readings

Written examination

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course


BOXHO Ph, 04/341.69.71

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