Criminal Psychology Course

Oplex Careers


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£19 inc VAT (was £249.99)
Offer ends 20 September 2019
Study method
Online, self-paced
80 Hours
6 CPD points / hours
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  • Tutor is available to students

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The online Criminal Psychology Course from Oplex Careers has been designed to help learners understand the principles within criminal psychology, discussing importance related to the mind of criminals, explained through psychological theories.

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Course Description

This Criminal Psychology Course will provide learners with an insight into the skills and knowledge related to criminal psychology. Whether you have knowledge and experience in this field, or want to get your foot in the door of a new and exciting career, this course will cover a range of modules and provide multiple examples for assessment to ensure you gain the confidence to succeed.

Course Syllabus

The Criminal Psychology Course is split into the following modules:

  • An introduction to Criminal Psychology
  • Reports on Criminal Behaviour
  • Explaining Criminal Behaviours – Theories
  • Investigating Criminal Acts
  • Court Procedures
  • The History of Criminal Psychology
  • Well Known Case Study
  • Final Assessment


To assess the learners ability and knowledge to effectively understand the topics contained within the Criminal Psychology Course, the course features a number of end of module interactive quiz questions.

Additionally, at the end of the course learners will also take an online multiple choice assessment test. This online multiple choice test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.


On successful completion of this Criminal Psychology Course learners will receive a CPD Certificate of Achievement award from Oplex Careers.

This certificate will be produced in PDF format, hard copies of the certificate will be available at an additional fee of £9.99.

Course Format

This course is delivered online through eLearning. Learners of the course will receive instant access to our interactive student learning portal, which offers 24/7 access to the Criminal Psychology Course.

Course Duration

The online Criminal Psychology Course requires 80 hours to complete the course in full. This is only a guide to the learning hours required and it depends on how quickly an individual can absorb the information. The learning is online so it can be spread out over multiple sessions or done in one session.

Learners will have access to this course for up to 12 months from the date of joining. There is no time limit to complete the course during this period.

Tutor Support

When you are studying a course it is always useful to know that you have the help and support of tutors that want you to succeed in your studies.

As part of the Criminal Psychology Course you will receive access to our dedicated tutor support service. The academic tutors will be able to provide you with unlimited online email support to help answer any questions that you may have whilst you are studying the course.

Course Compatibility

Our Criminal Psychology Course is fully compatible with PC’s, Mac’s, Laptop, Tablet and Smartphone devices.

We know that more and more people are using the web whilst they are on the move, so we have designed this Criminal Psychology Course to be fully compatible across tablet and smartphone devices. You will be able to access the same content from the course, just over a 3G or 4G network whilst on the move.

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Pauly69 asked:

Is this course a good vechile for someone to get a taste of what’s involved in studying criminal psychology from a beginners point of view ??


That's absolutely right. It is aimed at those wanting to gain some knowledge in the field of Criminal Psychology. Once registered there will be course reading modules and units, end of module progress questions then the final assessment. Once completed we will process and send your accredited certificate to you to help support your CV and job applications as well as to help you move on into further training in your field.

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Molly asked:

Will this job enable me to become a criminologist or will I have to go to uni?


While the course itself does not guarantee one particular job, many of our learners use this course and certificate to support job applications as well as helping them move into further training required by their employer.

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Hazel asked:

Is this course the equivilent of a Diploma qualifcation?


This course is CPD Accredited which is training related to professional development. This is not the same as a formal qualification. Many of our students use this course to support their CV and job applications as well as help them progress into further training in their field. Thanks

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Andrea (Attilane Danyiko) asked:

Hello! I would like to know how can I use this course certificate?


The course can be used to support your CV and job applications as CPD certification is recognised as professional development training by employers across the UK. Thanks

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maureen asked:

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Hi Maureen, as this is a Support issues, it would be best to get in touch directly with our Support Team. Feel free to call, email in or get in touch via Live Chat during office hours. Looking forward to hearing from you. Regards, Helpdesk

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Shubhangee asked:

Hello, I am pursuing Bachelor's in Sociology. I am a 2nd year student. Am I eligible for this course?


Hi thanks for getting in touch. Anyone is eligible to complete our courses. Hope this helps.

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Shehrin asked:

Hi, if I fail the test the first time am i eligible to retake it again to receive the certificate or is it just a one time use?


Yes absolutely. With our Exam Pass guarantee you can retake the Final Assessment free of charge until you reach a grade you are happy with.

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Kayleigh Haxell asked:

Hi so Im old lol) 31) and I've finally found out what I would like to do to reach a batcholer degree what course would u need to reach this goal xxx


Hi Kayleigh, to start with there are no age restrictions to get started with your training with us! This course is a great place to start as it is recognised as professional development training. Many of our students use this course and certificate to help move them forward into further training for their qualification in their chosen field. Hope this helps and we look forward to working with you soon.

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