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Forensic Psychologist

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3 hours
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365 days
No formal qualification
3 CPD hours / points
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This course will provide you with the first steps towards a fascinating career as a Criminal Psychologist within the UK justice system. It has been structured by experts to help you understand the root causes of criminal behaviour and how it can be dealt with. You’ll learn the origins for the many different types of criminal acts, from violent assaults to cyber-crime, as well as discovering the links between a person’s mental health and the possible disorders that can lead to them breaking the law. After finishing this course, you will have proven your ability and skill at understanding the role of behavioural analysis in the UK law system, which can open the doors to many different careers.

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Learning Outcome

  • You’ll understand the root cause of criminal behaviour and how to deal with it..
  • You’ll learn the origins of many different types of criminal acts from violent assaults to cyber-crime.
  • You'll also discover the links between a person’s mental health and the possible disorders.
  • Forensic psychology in police investigation and the courtroom.
  • Get an overall knowledge of forensic psychology in practise.


3 CPD hours / points
Accredited by CPD Quality Standards

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Course Curriculum


  • Forensic Psychologist- Interventions to reduce risk of re-offending
  • Forensic Psychologist-History of development of Forensic Psychology

Research Methods in Forensic Psychology

  • Forensic Psychologist- Research Design and Methodology
  • Forensic Psychologist- Critical evaluation of psychological research


  • Forensic Psychologist-What is Criminology?
  • Forensic Psychologist-Understanding Crime
  • Forensic Psychologist-Classification and Measurement of Crimes
  • Forensic Psychologist-Characteristics of Offenders (Criminals)

Theories of Offending

  • Forensic Psychologist-Introduction to theories of offending
  • Forensic Psychologist-Theories of sexual offending
  • Forensic Psychologist-Theories of violent offending
  • Forensic Psychologist-Theories of fire-setting behaviour

Personal Attributes of Offenders

  • Forensic Psychologist-Personal characteristics of offenders
  • Forensic Psychologist-Personality disordered offenders
  • Forensic Psychologist-Psychopathic offenders
  • Forensic Psychologist-Mental Illness and offending

Forensic Psychology in Police Investigations

  • Forensic Psychologist-An Introduction to Offender Profiling
  • Forensic Psychologist-Approaches to Offender Profiling
  • Forensic Psychologist-The Effectiveness of Offender Profiling

Forensic Psychology in the Courtroom

  • Forensic Psychologist-Eye-witness testimony
  • Forensic Psychologist-Expert witness testimony
  • Forensic Psychologist-Attitudes towards victims

Forensic Psychology in Practice

  • Forensic Psychologist-’What works’ literature in reducing re-offending
  • Forensic Psychologist-Incident management (Crisis Negotiation)
  • Forensic Psychologist-Introduction: About the Course and the Tutor

The Forensic Psychologist course provides transcripts and certificates. You can get a hard copy of the certificate for £9.99, a PDF version for £6.99, or both for £14.99. The transcript costs £2.99 in pdf format and £4.99 in paper format. For only £5.99, you can get both.

Who is this course for?

Existing professionals or newbies who work in this field can amplify their skills & knowledge of this topic with our internationally-recognised Forensic Psychologist training, and it could make all the difference in escalating your career graph.

We know what Modern Online Learners are looking for – flexibility and accessibility. All of our courses are crafted and designed with those two words in mind. Grab a smart device or log in to your desktop to access our premium course contents. Don’t worry, our expert tutors and student assistants will be there for round the clock.

If you desire to learn and climb the ladder of success with your learning, we won’t ask for any specific prior education or experience. Enrol now in Forensic Psychologist and start your learning journey.


All the learners who are willing to boost their knowledge in this respective field can take this course. This course does not require any formal academic qualification.

Career path

This forensic psychologist course will equip you with the essential skills and credentials to demonstrate your new skills and add extra value to your CV. On successful completion of this forensic psychologist course, you will gain a solid understanding of the core competencies required to drive a successful career in your chosen industry.

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What does study method mean?

Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At courses are delivered in a number of ways, including online courses, where the course content can be accessed online remotely, and classroom courses, where courses are delivered in person at a classroom venue.

What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

What is a ‘regulated qualification’?

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as Quality Licence Scheme and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.