- Course Code: USAC21ICP
- Location: Online
- Duration: 3 hours
- Qualification: All modern browsers and devices
- Course Access: Lifetime
- Exams Included: Yes
- Compatibility: All major devices and browsers
Introduction to Criminal Psychology
Criminal psychology is the study of various aspects of criminal behavior. As such, it examines the innermost motives, thoughts, and beliefs that steer criminals towards the actions they take. Criminal psychologists have a great responsibility when it comes to understanding the various aspects of felons, victims, and criminal justice systems.
While it may be fun to watch someone pretending to be a criminal psychologist on a TV show, being an actual criminal psychologist is a completely different matter. In this course, you will learn what being a criminal psychologist actually involves, and the steps you need to take to pursue a career in this field.
The course is full of information about the skills, duties, and different roles that a criminal psychologist has and is an ideal starting point for those that are interested in a career as a criminal psychologist.
You Will Learn:
- What criminal psychology is
- What techniques are used by psychologists
- The benefits of being a criminal psychologist
- What is required to become a successful criminal psychologist
- What to expect when working within the criminal psychology field
The Benefits of Taking This Course:
- You will have a deeper understanding of the role of a criminal psychologist
- You will be able to assess your suitability for the role before committing to further courses
- You will see how techniques such as profiling, interviewing and case linkage are used to assist authorities with cases
- You will have a clear understanding of the different pathways you can take when training for a career in criminal psychology
How online learning can benefit you..
Who can take the course?
Anyone who has an interest in gaining a greater understanding of this subject is encouraged to take the course. There are no entry requirements to take the course.
What is the structure of the course?
The course is broken down in to individual modules. Each module takes between 30 and 90 minutes on average to study. Although you are free to spend as much or as little time as you feel necessary on each module, simply log in and out of the course at your convenience.
Where / when can I study the course?
You can study the course any time you like. Simply log in and out of the web based course as often as you require. The course is compatible with all computers, tablet devices and smart phones so you can even study while on the move!
Is there a test at the end of the course?
Once you have completed all of the modules there is a 30 (multiple choice) question test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken a time and location of your choosing.
What happens if I fail the test?
If you don’t pass the test first time you will get a second opportunity to take the test again after further study.
When will I receive my certificate?
Once you have completed your test you can log in to your account and download / print your certificate any time you need it. If you would prefer us to post you a certificate there will be an admin charge of $16
How can I pay?
We use Paypal for all payments on the site. You can either use your Visa, MasterCard ,American Express, Solo cards or PayPal account to pay for the online course. All payments are handled securely by Paypal.
Is my payment secure?
As previously mentioned your payment is totally secure. We use the latest ssl encryption for all transactions.
How long after payment can I begin the course?
You can begin the course immediately after your payment has been received.
You should receive an email with your log in details as soon as your payment has been accepted. If you don’t get this email please check your junk folder, failing that please contact us for further assistance.
How long is my certificate valid for?
There is no expiry or renewal fees