Forensic Psychology course is the perfect course for the professionals. Learn key concepts, strategies of Forensic Psychology and boost your career with a marketable skill. Learn from the experts and become an expert. 

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Unlimited Duration

Last Updated

September 9, 2021

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Course Duration

2 hours, 49 minutes

Course Instructor
The Forensic Psychology Course is designed for students interested in working in a criminal or forensic scenario, as well as those interested in psychology, criminal behavior, and forensic research.
The course begins with the history of the development of forensic psychology and moves forward with the research methods in Forensic Psychology. It discusses the theories of sexual and violent offending and introduces the students to the theories of fire-setting behavior. The lesson also discusses the personal attributes and characteristics of the offenders and then moves to forensic psychology in Police investigations, in the Courtroom and also in practice.
By the end of this course, you will get complete knowledge and marketable skills. The course also comes with a certificate, which will add extra value to your resume and help you stand out in the job market. In short, Forensic Psychology course is the perfect course to fast track your career. So, what are you waiting for? Enroll on this course today!

What you will learn

  • Understand psychological theories of criminal behavior
  • Understand the link between Personality Disorders & Criminal Offence
  • Learn about 'mental health issues' in offenders
  • Understand & recognize the signs of Psychopathy
  • Learn about the prominent characteristics of sex offenders
  • Know what Forensic Research involves
  • Start professional career in forensic or criminal settings

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Who is this course for?

This course is ideal for those who work in or aspire to work in the following professions:
  • Students who want to work in criminal or forensic settings
  • Students learning psychology, psychiatry, therapy
  • Individuals interested in psychology of criminal behaviour & forensic research

Why Choose Forensic Psychology course?

  • Accredited by CPD
  • Conducted by industry experts
  • Get Instant E-certificate
  • Fully online, interactive course with Professional voice-over
  • Developed by qualified professionals
  • Self paced learning and laptop, tablet, smartphone friendly
  • Tutor Support


By the successful completion of your course, you will get an instant accredited e-certificate. Our courses are fully accredited with updated industry knowledge and skills that aim at making you an expert in the field. The hard copy of the certificate is also available and can be sent to your address. The delivery charge is applicable with a shipping cost of £4.99. All the certificates have no expiry dates but to stay updated and valued certificates are recommended to be renewed every year.


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Course Curriculum

    • Introduction: About the Course and the Tutor 00:03:00
    • History of development of Forensic Psychology 00:06:00
    • Research Design and Methodology 00:12:00
    • Critical evaluation of psychological research 00:09:00
    • 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 characteristics of offenders 00:06:00
    • Personality disordered offenders 00:06:00
    • Psychopathic offenders 00:07:00
    • Mental Illness and offending 00:07:00
    • An Introduction to Offender Profiling 00:05:00
    • Approaches to Offender Profiling 00:05:00
    • The Effectiveness of Offender Profiling 00:06:00
    • Eye-witness testimony 00:07:00
    • Expert witness testimony 00:04:00
    • Attitudes towards victims 00:06:00
    • What works’ literature in reducing re-offending 00:06:00
    • Interventions to reduce risk of re-offending 00:07:00
    • Incident Management 00:07:00
    • Forensic Psychology – Final Exam 00:30:00
    • Get Your Certificate & Transcript 00:00:00

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