PG Diploma Criminology and Criminal Psychology

Criminology has changed a lot over the past 200 years, and modern policing and justice systems must deal with ever-changing challenges and opportunities. The improvement of forensic psychology methods and appearance of new types of crime mean that a thorough understanding of criminological theory has never been more essential. Throughout your course you will examine a range of perspectives on race, gender, sex and class in the criminal justice system, and explore offences such as violent crime, sexual crimes and firesetting.

Course syllabus:

  1. Applied Forensic Psychology

  2. Crime, Causation and Criminological Theory

  3. Complex Criminal investigation

  4. Practical Psychology for Policing

  5. Advanced Research Methods

  6. Criminal Victimisation

  7. Policing: Leadership, Policy & Partnerships