Course Overview

The role of a forensic psychologist is fascinating, and if you’ve always been interested in criminal behaviour and you’d love to play a part in making the world a better, safer place, then read on!

Analysing the crime. Getting to the bottom of the motive. Giving evidence before the court, all eyes on you. Forensic psychology is one of the fastest growing disciplines within the field, making it an incredibly popular career choice. Experts in the subject will work within the criminal justice system, attempting to discover why people commit crime, as well as reduce offending rates. In many cases, the contribution of a forensic psychologist is the last piece of the puzzle when it comes to solving cold cases.

On this captivating level three course, you’ll look at the history and development of forensic psychology, going back as far as the Early Modern period. You’ll examine psychobiological theories of crime, investigating whether genetics of environment plays a greater role, as well as the fascinating studies that have been undertaken to answer this question.

You’ll take a look at offender profiling, as well as how risk assessments are conducted in an attempt to reduce recidivism. Ready to open a window into a world few dare to tread? Then let’s go!

Course at a glance

Course duration

12

On average it takes our students 4 months to complete this course, however you have up to 12 months.

Awarded by

This course is awarded by NCFE Customised Qualification.

Study Method

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12

On average, students complete this course in 4 months, but we'll give you up to 12 months.

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The learning hours for this course are up to 125 hours, which is around 40 minutes per day for 6 months.

This course can start as soon as you enrol.

We'll give you plenty of time to finish this course, but if you need more time, just ask!

Awarding Body

NCFE Customised Qualification

With a heritage stretching back over 150 years, NCFE is one of the largest awarding bodies in the UK. Over 340,000 students were awarded certification by NCFE last year. Our NCFE Customised Qualifications are bespoke, unregulated qualifications developed to meet the needs of our learners. Completing Customised Qualifications does not lead to an OFQUAL regulated qualification, but they can be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards future study.

Course Outcomes

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a NCFE Customised Qualification and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details all of the units you have completed as part of your course). You can read more about NCFE here.

Our course code
X346
Official Qualification Title
Forensic Psychology Level 3

Entry requirements

Difficulty
Level three: the equivalent difficulty of an A-level or BTEC, usually suitable for most learners of all ages.
Entry requirements
There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, it is recommended that you have an intermediate ability to read and write English

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