The Criminology and Criminal Psychology course will provide you with the educational foundation for a successful career in the Police and a future-proof role as a criminologist. By honing your skills to read criminal behaviour helps prevent crime before it happens, as well as predicting the movements of known perpetrators after an incident.
This training program will cover the advanced techniques that exist within the Police Services to understand the actions of criminals, as they move through the UK justice system. The knowledge you gain here can open the doors to numerous careers within different sectors.
In completing this criminal psychology course, you will be eligible to apply for positions in the NCA, victim support roles, prison staff, and many Security Services. You will also be able to apply for serving roles in the Police Force as an analyst or investigator.
Who is this Course for?
This Criminology and Criminal Psychology course is suitable for anyone who want to gain extensive knowledge, potential experience and professional skills in the related field.
- This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds.
- Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
- Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.
Method of Assessment:
Upon completion of the course, you will be required to sit for an online multiple-choice quiz based assessment, which will determine whether you have passed the course (60% pass mark). The test will be marked immediately and results will be published instantly.
After successfully completing the course, you will be able to obtain the certificates. You can claim a PDF certificate by paying a little processing fee of £2. There is an additional fee to obtain a hardcopy certificate which is £9.
|Introduction: About the Course and the Tutor||FREE||00:03:00|
|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|
|Introduction to Criminology||00:05:00|
|Classification of Crimes||00:10:00|
|Different Types of Crime||00:40:00|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Interventions to reduce risk of re-offending||00:07:00|
|Incident management (Crisis Negotiation)||00:08:00|
|Mock Exam – Criminology and Criminal Psychology||00:20:00|
|Final Exam – Criminology and Criminal Psychology||00:20:00|
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