Certificate in Forensic Linguistics Course

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Forensic Linguistics Course

Forensic Linguistics Course Details:

Forensic linguistics is the study that intersects between language and law. The goal of forensic linguistics is to provide informative, truthful and relevant evidence that could be understood in the court of law language. It is a challenge to separate law from language – someone has to be able to interpret the intersection, and forensic linguistics studies provide that avenue.

A forensic linguist has to be able to provide an opinion in the form of evidence and explain that evidence in relevance to a case.

At the end of this course, students shall learn how to: (1) understand the basic principles of forensic linguistics and expert evidence; (2) study and identify authorship and its influence on forensic linguistics; (3) acquire and use language; (4) differentiate different forms of author variation; (5) compare authorship; and (6) understand guiding principles of statement analysis.

To achieve these goals, this Course Space Certificate in Forensic Linguistics course  students should make use of the interactive materials. Assessments shall be done after each module to check for knowledge retention and understanding.

J.K. Rowling, the famous writer of Harry Potter, had written a new book “The Cuckoo’s Calling” under the name Robert Galbraith and was discovered that it was her because of striking linguistics similarities. This is a work of forensic linguistics. Fascinating? Yes. The world of forensic linguistics is truly fascinating.

Forensic Linguistics Course Highlights:

  • 12-month full access to online course materials
  • Learning materials and resources provided by Course Space
  • Modules encompassing wide-ranging topics about Forensic Linguistics
  • Accessibility and affordability wrapped in one
  • A well-recognised certificate upon course completion

Forensic Linguistics Certificate

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Once you have completed this course, every student will have his or her certificate. This certificate can be used as a tool to build your resume, as it helps validate their skill and learning experience.

Forensic Linguistics Course Format

This course is divided into several lessons, which is delivered online with the help of our interactive learning management system. Students will have access to the learning portal, and through this portal, they will be able to access the course 24/7. This allows them to have absolute control over their learning pace and as well enable them to study from the comfort of their home, office or using their laptop while traveling.

Forensic Linguistics Course Duration

The minimum period to have this study completed is 30 hours; however, this is only an estimate because the duration to complete this course depends solely on the ability of the learner to absorb information. Right from the enrolment date, learners will have absolute access to the course for 12 months, and learners will be given the opportunity to complete the course during this period at any time.

Enrol on this course and discover these interesting topics:

Ø Lesson 1 – Forensic Linguistics and Expert Evidence

Ø Lesson 1 – Forensic Linguistics and Expert Evidence (Quiz)

Ø Lesson 2 – Authorship Studies and Influence on Forensic Linguistics

Ø Lesson 2 – Authorship Studies and Influence on Forensic Linguistics (Quiz)

Ø Lesson 3 – How Individuals Acquire and Use Language

Ø Lesson 3 – How Individuals Acquire and Use Language (Quiz)

Ø Lesson 4 – The Different Forms of Author Variation and the Guiding Principle

Ø Lesson 4 – The Different Forms of Author Variation and the Guiding Principle (Quiz)

Ø Lesson 5 – Authorship Comparison

Ø Lesson 5 – Authorship Comparison (Quiz)

Ø Lesson 6 – Evidence in Court and Non Authorship Cases

Ø Lesson 6 – Evidence in Court and Non Authorship Cases (Quiz)

Ø Lesson 7 – Statement Analysis in Language and the Guiding Principle

Ø Lesson 7 – Statement Analysis in Language and the Guiding Principle (Quiz)

Ø Lesson 8 – Forensic Text Types and Authorship Profiling

Ø Lesson 8 – Forensic Text Types and Authorship Profiling (Quiz)

Ø Lesson 9 – Forensic Phonetics Part 1

Ø Lesson 10 – Forensic Phonetics Part 2

Ø Lesson 9 & 10 – Forensic Phonetics (Quiz)

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