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The College of Management Science

BCM Unifaculty London WC1N 3XX United Kingdom

UK Register of Learning Providers No. 10047342

The College of Management Science provides distance learning courses online by direct learning enabling you to train at home in a range of subjects without disrupting your work or family life. The College is an open learning college allowing you to obtain credits for prior learning when appropriate and to maximize your course achievements. The College's courses are registered with the Course Providers Accreditation Scheme and the National Learning Directory. Graduating with the College may enable you to gain entry to a professional or academic body in your field of interest. The syllabuses shown on this site are the college’s most popular courses. We do offer other courses. If you do not see the courses in which you are interested, please email us at college@unifaculty.com and we will endeavour to meet your requirements.

Forensic PsychologyDiploma


Forensic Psychology [Dip. F.Psy] This course takes the student through the basic techniques, skills and professional issues and covers the history, development and application of forensic psychology, offender profiling, psychometric testing, expert testimony, psychological autopsy, and polygraph testing.

Your student pack includes the necessary text together with a student guide and study assistance. In addition to the material, one-to-one help is available throughout the course by email.
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Part I Forensic psychology: concepts, debates and practices

Part II Public perceptions of crime and punishment

 Public perceptions of offenders
 Socio-demographics and attitudes to crime and punishment
 Fear of crime and attitudes to crime and punishment
 Victimization and attitudes to crime and punishment
 Individual principles and attitudes to crime and punishment
 Type of offence and punitiveness
 Expectation of punishment and attitudes

Part III USA and UK responses to miscarriages of justice

 Concerns about police competence in criminal investigations
 Miscarriages of justice as a driver for change
 The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984
 USA and UK comparisons

Part IV The interpretation and utilisation of offender profiles

 The plausibility of traditional approaches to offender profiling
 Assumptions underlying traditional approaches to offender profiling
 The interpretation of profiles
 Case based reasoning in criminal investigation

Part V Eliciting eyewitness evidence in court

 Examination in court
 Factors having an impact on witness accuracy
 Witness credibility

Part VI The ageing witness

 Eyewitness errors in event recall
 Eyewitness recognition errors
 Studies 1 - 4

Part VII The status of sensational interests as indicators of risk

 The aetiology of the idea of the pathological status of sensational interests
 Popular culture and sensational interests
 Mechanisms underlying sensational interests
 Evidence linking fantasy, interests and behaviour
 Personality and sensational interests
 Basic principles: sensation seeking intelligence
 Sensational interests and DSM-IV personality disorder
 The SIQ and psychopathy

Part VIII Drug use and criminal behaviour

 Drug use and offending in the general population
 Drug use in the known offending population
 Offending amongst the known offending population
 Patterns of drug use and offending amongst criminally involved problem  drug users
 The nature of the drugs - crime relationship

Part IX Drug arrest referral schemes

 Drug use, misuse and problems
 Population use of alcohol and other drugs
 Counselling substance abusers

Part X Life course persistent offending

 Moffitt’s developmental toxonomy
 How do race and gender fit in to toxonomy
 Research and challenges to Moffitt’s theory

Part XI Stalking

 What is stalking
 The victims of stalking
 The perpetrators
 Stopping stalking

Part XII Domestic Violence

 Definitions and debates
 Comparison of USA and UK

Part XIII Programmes to prevent delinquency

 Individual and family programmes
 Peer, school and community programmes

Part XIV Parenting projects, justice and welfare

 The history of youth justice
 Involving the parents
 Parenting projects in practice

Part XV Women in prison

 Backgrounds of women in custody
 Issues for women in custody

Part XVI Applied psychological services in prison and probation

 Current and future practice

The course fee is £325 [325GBP] which may be paid in full on enrolment or spread over 8 months at £45 per month. To enrol please visit http://www.unifaculty.com/html/psychology_courses.html

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