Criminology and Criminal Psychology

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310 STUDENTS

Overview

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.

Entry Requirement:

  • 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.

Certification

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.

Course Curriculum

Introduction
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
Criminology
Introduction to Criminology 00:05:00
Classification of Crimes 00:10:00
Understanding Crime 00:13:00
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
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 00:07:00
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
Interventions to reduce risk of re-offending 00:07:00
Incident management (Crisis Negotiation) 00:08:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Criminology and Criminal Psychology 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Criminology and Criminal Psychology 00:20:00

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