Course in Criminal Psychology

General

Program Description

ICI’s criminal psychology course is your first step in attaining a career that can only be paralleled by very few professions in terms of being unique and intriguing. If you have the desire to understand the behaviour of offenders so you can be of help to the society and the victims, then consider our criminal psychology curriculum and learn from the experts in this field.

Course Outline

  • Introduction to Criminal Psychology
  • Psychological approaches to understanding crime
  • Psychology and understanding serious crimes
  • Mental disorder and crime
  • Gender and Crime
  • Youth and Crime
  • Psychology and the Police
  • Psychology in the Courtroom
  • Psychology and Crime Prevention

Career Prospects

Criminal psychology is constantly gaining popularity. Thanks to numerous TV shows and movies that depict the enticing world of crime-busting, people are beginning to understand what the profession entails. Once you complete the course, you can apply your skills in determining a criminal’s intention and reaction. You can also assist in profiling and in rendering second opinions in witness interrogations and case studies. You will play a significant role in hunting down offenders and in legal proceedings.

Achieve a successful career in criminal psychology and enjoy an exciting and lucrative profession. Many employment opportunities await qualified criminal psychologists. With your ICI criminal psychology diploma or certification, you can be hired by a public or private organisation or join related disciplines like:

  • Probation/Rehabilitation
  • Forensics
  • Welfare officers
  • Youth workers
  • Counsellors
  • Psychologists
  • Support workers
  • Advocates
  • Legal research/paralegal

Last updated January 2018

About the School

The International Career Institute (ICI) is a leader in distance education with some of the most diverse course offerings available to students. It is part of a network of affiliated colleges establis ... Read More

The International Career Institute (ICI) is a leader in distance education with some of the most diverse course offerings available to students. It is part of a network of affiliated colleges established in 1978 which together educate tens of thousands of students yearly worldwide. Read less