Certificate in Forensic Psychology

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Are you fascinated by criminal psychology? Forensic Psychology delves deep into criminal thinking and behaviour. It is like unraveling a …

Are you fascinated by criminal psychology?

Forensic Psychology delves deep into criminal thinking and behaviour. It is like unraveling a mystery surrounded by incredible facts and theories. If you have a personal interest in forensic behaviour, this course is perfect for you.

The Forensic Psychology course is designed for individuals to understand all about psychopaths and their behaviour patterns, how eyewitness accounts are not always accurate and how you must remain objective when conducting forensic analysis, from start to finish.

The Forensic Psychology course is comprehensive and will cover topics on what to look for in offenders, their personal attributes and theories. You will also learn what offender profiling is and how rehabilitation is possible with some offenders but not others. The course will also explain reasoning and motivational factors behind criminal minds and what drives these people to commit crimes of a heinous nature including violent and sexual offenses.

The course will help enhance your knowledge and expertise on forensic psychology and develop your understanding on criminology. You will learn the fundamentals of forensic psychology including how to interview an offender, eyewitness memory, interrogation and confessions and causes behind criminal behaviour.

Please Note: This Course is Based on USA Standards

  • Course Outline
  • Learning Outcomes
  • Why consider learning at Study 365?
  • Course Benefits
  • Course Duration
  • Entry Requirements
  • Method of Assessment
  • Certification
  • Awarding Body
  • Progression and Career Path
  • Qualification Title: Certificate in Forensic Psychology
  • Qualification Type: Level 2 Certificate
  • Accreditation Status: Accredited by CPD and iAP
  • Course Duration: Self-paced (module availability: 365 days)
  • Guided Learning Hours: 03
  • Availability: International
  • Understand the core issues and theories of forensic psychology
  • Learn about the behaviour patterns of criminals
  • Learn how to work with offenders
  • Give you valuable insight into the psychology of criminal behaviour
  • Learn about the competency to stand trail, custody agreements and guardianship

With so many commitments in our lives, we may not have the time to learn new skills. The beauty of studying online is that you get to find this balance between your education and your daily commitments

Study 365 offers hundreds of online courses to students across the world. Gaining new skills has never been this easy as many of our courses are open to students with little or no qualifications or previous experience. All the courses are up-to-date, relevant, affordable, and will build on existing expertise or give you a jump-start to a new career. The courses are meticulously designed and equals what is offered in a classroom setting. With a solid reputation that has established and made us made us one of the most trusted and reliable online course providers we offer the most convenient path to gain recognised skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in your chosen career. You can learn at your own pace at Study 365 and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules, interactive quizzes and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience enriching and more rewarding.

  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Gain access to quality video tutorials
  • Unlimited access from anywhere, anytime
  • Support by email, phone and live chat
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Quizzes, tests mock exams, practice exams to ensure you are 100% ready
  • Eligible for TOTUM discount card

You have unlimited access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at anytime.

  • You must be over the age of 16 and have a basic understanding of Maths, English and ICT
  • The course is for learners who have an interest in criminal psychology
  • Individuals who have basic background in criminal psychology will find this course highly useful
  • The course is also suitable for individuals who want to expand their skills and knowledge in forensic psychology

At the end of the course you will be required to take a multiple choice question assessment test. The multiple choice question assessment will be automatically marked with learners receiving an instant grade.

Those who successfully complete the exam will be awarded a certificate in Forensic Psychology.

The Forensic Psychology certification will be awarded by CPD & iAP. This internationally recognised qualification will make your CV standout and encourage employers to see your motivation at expanding your skills and knowledge in a field you are passionate about.

Once you successfully complete Forensic Psychology you will be qualified to work in the following positions. The qualification will also put you in line to demand a higher salary or job promotion. The average UK salary per annum according to https://www.payscale.com/career-path-planner is given below.

  • Forensic Scientist
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Psychologist

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Course Curriculum

Forensic Psychology: Promo 00:00:00
1: Introduction
About the Course and your Tutor **forenc 00:00:00
History of Development of Forensic Psychology 00:00:00
2: Research Methods in Forensic Psychology
Research Design and Methodology 00:00:00
Critical Evaluation of Psychological Research 00:00:00
3: Theories of offending
Introduction to Theories of Offending 00:00:00
Theories of Sexual Offending 00:00:00
Theories of violent offending 00:00:00
Theories of fire-setting behaviour 00:00:00
4: Personal Attributes of Offenders
Personal Characteristics of Offenders 00:00:00
Personality Disordered Offenders 00:00:00
Psychopathic Offenders 00:00:00
Mental Illness and Offending 00:00:00
5: Forensic Psychology in Police Investigations
An Introduction to Offender Profiling 00:00:00
Approaches to Offender Profiling 00:00:00
The Effectiveness of Offender Profiling 00:00:00
6: Forensic Psychology in the Courtroom
Eye-witness Testimony 00:00:00
Expert Witness Testimony 00:00:00
Attitudes towards Victims 00:00:00
7: Forensic Psychology in Practice
“What Works” Literature in Reducing Re-offending 00:00:00
Interventions to Reduce Risk of Re-offending 00:00:00
Incident Management (Crisis Negotiation) 00:00:00
Thank you and Good Bye! 00:00:00
Additional Materials
Forensic Psychology Introduction
Personal Characteristics of Offenders
Theories of Criminal Behaviour (Offending)
Mock Exam
Mock Exam: Certificate in Forensic Psychology 00:40:00
Final Exam
Exam : Certificate in Forensic Psychology 00:40:00
Certificate Download Guide
Certificate Download Guide 00:02:00

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    Liana Lucine

    June 22, 2019
    Easy and enjoyable learning

    A very well presented course. Short, to the point and interesting. Only criticism is it could have done with a quick proofread, to correct the odd grammatical or spelling error.


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    June 10, 2019
    Forensic Psychology

    A good informative course, all content understandably and easy to comprehend if you have an interest in this subject.

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