Criminal Psychology Course Level 3

Criminal Psychology Course Level 3

72 STUDENTS ENROLLED

Introduction:

Discover the doorway to a career in forensics, criminal psychology, detective work or law with this highly recommended course!

Description:

The course covers all the essential knowledge and skills that enable you to look into the minds of criminals, from evaluating criminal behaviour to exploring what caused the perpetrator to commit the crime.

With this course, you will learn to analyse the psychological and social theories relevant to a crime, elaborate theories of offending, and individual characteristics of offenders.

Besides, gain an intensive and in-depth knowledge related to forensic psychology in police investigations, in the courtrooms, and the critical facts that reduce re-offending.

Course design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Video lessons
  • Online study materials
  • Mock exams
  • Multiple-choice assessment

How is the course assessed?

To successfully complete the course you must pass an automated, multiple-choice assessment. The assessment is delivered through our online learning platform. You will receive the results of your assessment immediately upon completion.

Will I receive a certificate of completion?

Upon successful completion, you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognized professional qualification and you can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at a cost of £9 and Hardcopy Certificate for £15.

Why study this course

Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and an accredited qualification attesting to your knowledge.

The Criminal Psychology Course Level 3 is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.

Course Curriculum

Introduction
Interventions to reduce risk of re-offending 00:07:00
History of development of Forensic Psychology 00:06:00
Research Methods in Forensic Psychology
Research Design and Methodology 00:12:00
Critical evaluation of psychological research 00:09:00
Criminology
What is Criminology? 00:10:00
Understanding Crime 00:10:00
Classification and Measurement of Crimes 00:10:00
Characteristics of Offenders (Criminals) 00:05:00
Theories of Offending
Introduction to theories of offending 00:06:00
Theories of sexual offending 00:08:00
Theories of violent offending 00:08:00
Theories of fire-setting behaviour 00:08:00
Personal Attributes of Offenders
Personal characteristics of offenders 00:06:00
Personality disordered offenders 00:06:00
Psychopathic offenders 00:07:00
Mental Illness and offending 00:07:00
Forensic Psychology in Police Investigations
An Introduction to Offender Profiling 00:05:00
Approaches to Offender Profiling 00:05:00
The Effectiveness of Offender Profiling 00:06:00
Forensic Psychology in the Courtroom
Eye-witness testimony 00:09:00
Expert witness testimony 00:04:00
Attitudes towards victims 00:06:00
Forensic Psychology in Practice
’What works’ literature in reducing re-offending 00:06:00
Incident management (Crisis Negotiation) 00:08:00
Introduction: About the Course and the Tutor 00:03:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Criminal Psychology Course Level 3 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Criminal Psychology Course Level 3 00:20:00

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