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Criminal Psychology Diploma

The Criminal Psychology Diploma examines how psychology is used in the detection and prevention of crime.

Level 4 / NCFE Certificate / PI205

£432.00 or only £35.00 initial deposit

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Course Title:Criminal Psychology Diploma

Awarding Body:NCFE

Course Support:12 months expert tutor support

Criminal Psychology Diploma Overview

A criminal psychologist is interested in why someone commits a crime, and their reactions after the crime has been committed.

Our Level 4 Diploma in Criminal Psychology is a comprehensive course, with 240 hours of study split across 17 interesting and in-depth modules.

Criminal psychology online courses that we offer provide an overview of criminal behaviour and the psychology behind it. It covers various research methods including how these methods help psychologists understand why some people turn to crime.

Criminal psychology is helpful in many crime-detecting fields, both in the investigation of crime and prosecutions. Criminal psychology courses online also look at ways in which this field of study can help convicted criminals too. You can also choose to study this course in a paper format.

The criminal psychology course covers such areas as;

  • Psychological, biological, sociological and developmental theories of crime
  • The influence of addiction on committing crime
  • Specific types of crime including sexual offences, arson, stalking, serial murder and terrorism
  • Mental health and crime
  • Offender profiling

There are various other specialist and additional courses that can be completed alongside or after successful completion of broad-based criminal psychology courses online.

What can you do after completing Criminal Psychology Diploma?

There are many avenues open to you after completing the course;

  • This Level 4 diploma is highly valued in many fields thus can open many avenues for career progression
  • Some students use it as a basis for a related degree programme
  • Many students go on to study additional courses related to the subject, such as Forensic Psychology and other related fields

There are rigorous assessments of work completed throughout the Criminal Psychology Diploma. An essay is completed after each section. Various activities also encourage you to organise information and your notes, teaching you the skills of organised and ordered thinking.

Benchmarked at Level 4 by NCFE, studying criminal psychology courses online allow you the flexibility to study and research key topics at a pace that suits you, at a time when you are comfortable learning.

Students find this an engaging and successful means of study. Why not join our growing community of online learners today?

Course Info

Course Title:Criminal Psychology Diploma

Awarding Body:NCFE

Course Support:12 months expert tutor support

Previous Knowledge

No previous knowledge or experience is required to study this Criminal Psychology course.

Assessment

At the end of each section of this Criminal Psychology course there are a number of activities, 50% of which are designed to get you to organise the information you have acquired into a format that you feel comfortable with. You are also required to write 1 x 500 word essay after completing each section. It is only the essays that need be submitted for assessment for this Criminal Psychology course. For those of you who have been away from academia for some time, there are some tips on how you might want to structure your essays.

Awarding Organisation

This course is endorsed and accredited by NCFE. At the end of this course successful learners will be awarded a certificate of achievement by NCFE. The training courses have been designed specifically to meet the needs of learners who prefer to study from home. The course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 4 (using Ofqual's Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) level descriptors) to allow you to consider the depth of study, difficulty, and level of achievement involved.

  • Module 1: Theories of Crime (I) – Psychological
  • Module 2: Theories of Crime (II) – Biological
  • Module 3: Theories of Crime (III) – Sociological
  • Module 4: Theories of Crime (IV) – Developmental
  • Module 5: Substance Misuse (Drugs, Alcohol & Crime)
  • Module 6: Violence & Violent Offences
  • Module 7: Sex Offences
  • Module 8: Arson
  • Module 9: Stalking
  • Module 10: Serial Murder
  • Module 11: Terrorism
  • Module 12: Mental Health & Crime
  • Module 13: Offender Profiling
  • Module 14: Geographic Profiling
  • Module 15: Police Interviewing – The Suspect & The Witness
  • Module 16: Detecting Deception (Lie Detection, Polygraph etc.)
  • Module 17: Eyewitness Testimony

You will receive the Criminal Psychology course manual, assignments and study guide plus tutor support by mail and email. Our student support team are also available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course. You can be assured that unlimited support is available for your home study Criminal Psychology course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.

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Criminal Psychology Diploma Overview

A criminal psychologist is interested in why someone commits a crime, and their reactions after the crime has been committed.

Our Level 4 Diploma in Criminal Psychology is a comprehensive course, with 240 hours of study split across 17 interesting and in-depth modules.

Criminal psychology online courses that we offer provide an overview of criminal behaviour and the psychology behind it. It covers various research methods including how these methods help psychologists understand why some people turn to crime.

Criminal psychology is helpful in many crime-detecting fields, both in the investigation of crime and prosecutions. Criminal psychology courses online also look at ways in which this field of study can help convicted criminals too. You can also choose to study this course in a paper format.

The criminal psychology course covers such areas as;

  • Psychological, biological, sociological and developmental theories of crime
  • The influence of addiction on committing crime
  • Specific types of crime including sexual offences, arson, stalking, serial murder and terrorism
  • Mental health and crime
  • Offender profiling

There are various other specialist and additional courses that can be completed alongside or after successful completion of broad-based criminal psychology courses online.

What can you do after completing Criminal Psychology Diploma?

There are many avenues open to you after completing the course;

  • This Level 4 diploma is highly valued in many fields thus can open many avenues for career progression
  • Some students use it as a basis for a related degree programme
  • Many students go on to study additional courses related to the subject, such as Forensic Psychology and other related fields

There are rigorous assessments of work completed throughout the Criminal Psychology Diploma. An essay is completed after each section. Various activities also encourage you to organise information and your notes, teaching you the skills of organised and ordered thinking.

Benchmarked at Level 4 by NCFE, studying criminal psychology courses online allow you the flexibility to study and research key topics at a pace that suits you, at a time when you are comfortable learning.

Students find this an engaging and successful means of study. Why not join our growing community of online learners today?

Previous Knowledge

No previous knowledge or experience is required to study this Criminal Psychology course.

Assessment

At the end of each section of this Criminal Psychology course there are a number of activities, 50% of which are designed to get you to organise the information you have acquired into a format that you feel comfortable with. You are also required to write 1 x 500 word essay after completing each section. It is only the essays that need be submitted for assessment for this Criminal Psychology course. For those of you who have been away from academia for some time, there are some tips on how you might want to structure your essays.

You will receive the Criminal Psychology course manual, assignments and study guide plus tutor support by mail and email. Our student support team are also available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course. You can be assured that unlimited support is available for your home study Criminal Psychology course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.

  • Module 1: Theories of Crime (I) – Psychological
  • Module 2: Theories of Crime (II) – Biological
  • Module 3: Theories of Crime (III) – Sociological
  • Module 4: Theories of Crime (IV) – Developmental
  • Module 5: Substance Misuse (Drugs, Alcohol & Crime)
  • Module 6: Violence & Violent Offences
  • Module 7: Sex Offences
  • Module 8: Arson
  • Module 9: Stalking
  • Module 10: Serial Murder
  • Module 11: Terrorism
  • Module 12: Mental Health & Crime
  • Module 13: Offender Profiling
  • Module 14: Geographic Profiling
  • Module 15: Police Interviewing – The Suspect & The Witness
  • Module 16: Detecting Deception (Lie Detection, Polygraph etc.)
  • Module 17: Eyewitness Testimony

Awarding Organisation

This course is endorsed and accredited by NCFE. At the end of this course successful learners will be awarded a certificate of achievement by NCFE. The training courses have been designed specifically to meet the needs of learners who prefer to study from home. The course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 4 (using Ofqual's Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) level descriptors) to allow you to consider the depth of study, difficulty, and level of achievement involved.

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Unlike many distance learning providers, we offer our students the choice of learning online, or from a paper booklet.

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Choose to pay for your course in full, or spread the cost with monthly instalments. Payment plans are interest-free, and no credit checks are undertaken.

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Our course tutors are experts in their field. They're on hand to mark your assignments and offer feedback and guidance throughout your course.

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Work at your own pace. Our team will support you, but won't chase you for work or apply deadlines for submissions. 

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