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FSCT 8621 - Graduation Project 2

Forensic Investigation Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

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)

FSCT 8611

Credits

4.0

Cost

$831.69

Winter 2020

Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2020 term.

CRN 80847

Sat Jan 11 - Sat Mar 07 9 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 Sat 13:30 - 17:30 DTC Rm. 410
Jan 11 - Mar 07 Online
Jan 25 Sat 13:30 - 17:30 DTC Rm. 410
Feb 08 Sat 13:30 - 17:30 DTC Rm. 410
Feb 22 Sat 13:30 - 17:30 DTC Rm. 410
Mar 07 Sat 13:30 - 17:30 DTC Rm. 410

Instructor

Joe Ilsever

Course Outline

Cost

$831.69

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. HYBRID course. ONLINE: Jan 11-Mar 7, 2020, IN CLASS at the DTC Campus: Saturdays, Jan 11, 25, Feb 8, 22, and Mar 7th. PLEASE NOTE: For students in DIGITAL FORENSICS & CYBERSECURITY (DF&C) and FORENSIC SCIENCE (FS) options ONLY. If you enroll in this offering and are not in the the DF&C or FS programs, you will be withdrawn. DF&C and FS students who have been accepted into the programs where this course is a part of their matrix may register without any further approvals. For information on Forensic programs and courses, please visit: https://www.bcit.ca/cas/forensics.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 80849

Sun Jan 12 - Sun Mar 08 9 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 12 Sun 10:00 - 14:00 DTC Rm. 410
Jan 12 - Mar 08 Online
Jan 26 Sun 10:00 - 14:00 DTC Rm. 410
Feb 09 Sun 10:00 - 14:00 DTC Rm. 410
Feb 23 Sun 10:00 - 14:00 DTC Rm. 410
Mar 08 Sun 10:00 - 14:00 DTC Rm. 410

Instructor

Joe Ilsever

Course Outline

Cost

$831.69

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. HYBRID course. ONLINE: Jan 12-Mar 8, 2020, IN CLASS at the DTC Campus: Sundays, Jan 12, 26, Feb 9, 23, and March 8th. PLEASE NOTE: For students in CRIME and INTELLIGENCE ANALYSIS (CIA) PROGRAM option ONLY. If you enroll in this offering and are not in the CIA program, you will be withdrawn. CIA students who have been accepted into the program where this course is a part of the matrix may register without any further approvals. For information on Forensic programs and courses, please visit: https://www.bcit.ca/cas/forensics.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

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

FSCT 8621 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

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

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