Certificate Course in Forensic Science


Course Title                             :           25 Hour Certificate Course in Forensic Science

Course Description               :

Forensic science involves using psychology, criminology and sociology as well as the physical and biological sciences to better understand how crimes have been committed, and of course to identify and apprehend those responsible.

Forensic Science is usually the analysis of physical evidence from a crime scene. Forensic Scientists or Forensic Science Technicians assist the crime investigation by analysing evidence from crime scenes and elsewhere to develop objective findings.

This Forensic Science Certificate level course is ideal for you if you want to learn more about Forensic Science at an introductory or foundation level. We’ve separated this Forensic Science course into 16 modules, covering all the essential elements of Forensic Science. This Forensic Science course will provide you with the skills and industry knowledge to boost your career in the Forensic Science field.

For whom (target group)  :          School leavers after A/L’s in the Bio stream, University undergraduate students in science and biomedical faculties, police and law enforcement officers, psychology students and counsellors, science and health education teachers, paramedical and nursing students and nursesIf you’re considering a future career in criminal law and criminal justice, criminology, biomedical sciences, forensic psychology or in medicine and/or forensic science then you may want to consider taking this comprehensive and fast-track online independent self-study Certificate level course.

Entry Requirements:                         Students and Graduates in Law, Psychology or Social Work, Biomedical Sciences, Medical doctors, police officers, nurses and other healthcare students or practitioners / professionals and age not less than 20 years, and Fluency of the English language is essential.

Course Duration                      :           4 to 10 weeks (1.0 to 2.5 Months) – part time self-study

Total No. of Study Hours     :           25 Hrs. of Independent Self-Study time

Course Modules / Lessons:

Module 1: The Role of Forensic Sciences
Module 2: The Crime Scene
Module 3: Evidence Collection
Module 4: Fingerprinting
Module 5: Handwriting and Forgery Examination
Module 6: Bloodstain Analysis
Module 7: DNA Analysis
Module 8: Toxicology
Module 9: Arson and Explosion Investigations
Module 10: Serological Evidence
Module 11: Firearms
Module 12: Digital Evidence
Module 13: Time of Death Determinations
Module 14: Forensic Psychology
Module 15: The Forensic Scientist as Expert Witness in Court
Module 16: Collaboration in Criminal Investigations

The current 2023 all-inclusive Course Fee for new Students is as follows:

For Non-IMH Students: Rs. 25,000/-

For Previous IMH Students: Rs. 20,000/- (Discounted course fee)

For Overseas / International Students: USD $80

Course fees has to be paid in full by cash, cheque, credit / debit card or via a bank transfer payment.

Final Course Assessment / Evaluation

There are only three separate assignments to be completed at home and submitted to the IMH for evaluation. Once a “pass” grade has been achieved for all three assignments the Certificate in Forensic Science will be awarded to the registered student.

International Course Accreditation-1

This course is fully accredited by the Accredited Counsellors, Coaches, Psychotherapists and Hypnotherapists (ACCPH), UK




International Course Accreditation-2

This course is fully endorsed and accredited by the International Association of Therapists (IAOTH), Ireland





Course Registration / Enrollment

For course registration or further details please email us your request to enroll for this course by attaching your CV or including details of your academic and/or professional qualifications to: imh.colombo.sl@gmail.com