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Forensic Psychology Level 4

Level 4 / NCFE / PI228

This programme is ideal for learners who would have completed the Level 3 Forensic Psychology programme and would like to move on to the Level 4.

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WAS £594.00

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course duration: 240 hrs

study type: paper

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to equip learners with an in depth knowledge and understanding with regards to Forensic Psychology. Forensic Psychologists are concerned with the application of psychology to the criminal justice system. A Forensic psychologist can also be referred to as an Investigative Psychologist.

Students can expect to learn more about a range of psychological processes related to criminal behaviour.

Forensic Psychology also related to the assessment and treatment of criminal behaviour. Forensic Psychologists work not only with prisoners and offenders but also other professionals involved in the judicial and penal systems. This programme will provide students with an in depth understanding of a range of topics related to Forensic Psychology.

In order to successfully complete this programme, learners are required to complete 15 modules, all of which will explore a different aspect of Forensic Psychology.

Modules

Module 1: Introducing Research Methods
Module 2: Introducing Basic Statistics
Module 3: Psychology and Violent Crime
Module 4: Serial Killers
Module 5: Crime and Substance Abuse
Module 6: Child Abuse
Module 7: The Evidence of Children
Module 8: Criminal Responsibility and Psychiatric Defences
Module 9: Mental Disorder as a Defence
Module 10: Eyewitness Testimony
Module 11: Psychology in a Correctional Setting
Module 12: Psychology and Police Selection, Recruitment and Training
Module 13: Police Stress
Module 14: The Decision to Assist
Module 15: The Research Proposal and the Research Project Report

Previous Knowledge

The good news is that there is no previous knowledge required to complete this course.

The Forensic Psychology Level 4 has been designed as a a follow on programme for learners who have completed the Level 3 course.

Assessment

Students are required to complete a tutor marked assignment at the end of each module. This assignment requires students to use various techniques to form arguments and conclusions including: analysing data, understanding different approaches and forming theories based on evidence.

Upon successful completion of the 15 modules, students will receive a certificate of achievement.

Awarding Organisation

This course has been accredited under NCFE IIQ Licence by NCC Resources Limited which has been approved as an NCFE Investing in Quality (IIQ) centre to give formal recognition to courses. 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 Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) level descriptors) to allow you to consider the depth of study, difficulty, and level of achievement involved.

Support

You will be assigned a personal tutor who will be on hand to answer any questions or queries you may have during your studies. Learners will have access to 12 months tutor support.

course description

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to equip learners with an in depth knowledge and understanding with regards to Forensic Psychology. Forensic Psychologists are concerned with the application of psychology to the criminal justice system. A Forensic psychologist can also be referred to as an Investigative Psychologist.

Students can expect to learn more about a range of psychological processes related to criminal behaviour.

Forensic Psychology also related to the assessment and treatment of criminal behaviour. Forensic Psychologists work not only with prisoners and offenders but also other professionals involved in the judicial and penal systems. This programme will provide students with an in depth understanding of a range of topics related to Forensic Psychology.

In order to successfully complete this programme, learners are required to complete 15 modules, all of which will explore a different aspect of Forensic Psychology.

previous knowledge required

Previous Knowledge

The good news is that there is no previous knowledge required to complete this course.

The Forensic Psychology Level 4 has been designed as a a follow on programme for learners who have completed the Level 3 course.

assessment

Assessment

Students are required to complete a tutor marked assignment at the end of each module. This assignment requires students to use various techniques to form arguments and conclusions including: analysing data, understanding different approaches and forming theories based on evidence.

Upon successful completion of the 15 modules, students will receive a certificate of achievement.

support

Support

You will be assigned a personal tutor who will be on hand to answer any questions or queries you may have during your studies. Learners will have access to 12 months tutor support.

modules

Modules

Module 1: Introducing Research Methods
Module 2: Introducing Basic Statistics
Module 3: Psychology and Violent Crime
Module 4: Serial Killers
Module 5: Crime and Substance Abuse
Module 6: Child Abuse
Module 7: The Evidence of Children
Module 8: Criminal Responsibility and Psychiatric Defences
Module 9: Mental Disorder as a Defence
Module 10: Eyewitness Testimony
Module 11: Psychology in a Correctional Setting
Module 12: Psychology and Police Selection, Recruitment and Training
Module 13: Police Stress
Module 14: The Decision to Assist
Module 15: The Research Proposal and the Research Project Report

awarding organisation

Awarding Organisation

This course has been accredited under NCFE IIQ Licence by NCC Resources Limited which has been approved as an NCFE Investing in Quality (IIQ) centre to give formal recognition to courses. 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 Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) level descriptors) to allow you to consider the depth of study, difficulty, and level of achievement involved.