Skip to main content

Course details

In this second of three capstone graduation courses, and under the supervision of the course instructor, the student must complete the data collection and analysis as specified in the graduation project proposal developed in FSCT8611. The student will apply the chosen research methodology and collect the requisite data needed to answer the research questions of interest. At defined intervals, the student must present his/her progress orally to the class and in writing to the course instructor. The student must complete this phase of the project to a satisfactory level, as determined by the course instructor, program coordinator and subject matte expert (where applicable) before registering for the third and final course, FSCT8631.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

4.0

Cost

$856.33

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below are two offerings of FSCT 8621 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 80847

Duration

Fri Jan 06 - Fri Mar 31 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 80847
  • $856.33
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 06 - Mar 31 Fri 18:00 - 22:30 Online
Instructor

Joe Ilsever

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$856.33

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This course, which is open to all BTech students in the FS, CIA and DF&C programs, will be exclusively ONLINE. Students must have successfully completed FSCT 8611 (including the full proposal) and must have applied for the full REB clearance to undertake research which may require human intervention. The offering will consist of live recorded sessions, every second Friday. Other scheduled classes may be asynchronous and will be recorded on Bongo site. Attendance will not be mandatory, but there will be pre-recorded materials that will be released each week with various due dates of assignments noted throughout. More details will be available in the learning hub at the start of the course. For information on Forensic programs and courses, please visit: www.bcit.ca/cas/forensics
Status

CRN 80849

Duration

Sun Jan 08 - Sun Apr 02 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 80849
  • $856.33
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Apr 02 Sun 10:00 - 14:30 Online
Instructor

Joe Ilsever

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$856.33

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This course, which is open to all BTech students in the FS, CIA and DF&C programs, will be taught ONLINE. The offering will consist of live recorded sessions, every second week. Other scheduled classes may be asynchronous and will be recorded on Bongo site. Students must have successfully completed FSCT 8611 (including the full proposal) and must have applied for the full REB clearance to undertake research which may require human intervention. Attendance will not be mandatory, but there will be pre-recorded materials that will be released each week with various due dates of assignments noted throughout. More details will be available in the learning hub at the start of the course. For information on Forensic programs and courses, please visit: www.bcit.ca/cas/forensics For information on Forensic programs and courses, please visit: www.bcit.ca/cas/forensics.
Status

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  • Design and implement the data collection and analysis phase of the applied or theoretical graduation research project as proposed in FSCT8611.
  • Apply the research methodology and skills learned in FSCT 8611 to address the research questions.
  • Articulate, discuss and critically examine research findings in the context of investigative analysis and synthesize the research findings.
  • Apply statistical crime research methods and data analysis techniques using SPSS to complete the research project.
  • Interpret the findings of the project in preparation for the final write-up and presentation (in FSCT8631).
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills through a peer-review process and by being able to critique existing research in the area of specialty.

Effective as of Fall 2012

Related Programs

Graduation Project 2 (FSCT 8621) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Forensic Investigation (Crime and Intelligence Analysis Option)
    Bachelor of Technology Part-time
  2. Forensic Investigation (Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity Option)
    Bachelor of Technology Full-time/Part-time
  3. Forensic Investigation (Forensic Science Option)
    Bachelor of Technology Part-time

Subscribe

Interested in being notified about future offerings of Graduation Project 2 (FSCT 8621)? If so, fill out the information below and we'll notify you by email when courses for each new term are displayed here.

  • Privacy Notice: The information you provide will be used to respond your request for BCIT course information and is collected under Section 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). For more information about BCIT’s privacy practices contact: Associate Director, Privacy, Information Access & Policy Management, British Columbia Institute of Technology, 3700 Willingdon Ave. Burnaby, BC V5A 3H2, email: privacy@bcit.ca.