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This introductory-level course in forensic psychology will investigate contemporary roles of forensic psychology, crime from the perpetrator perspectives, victim and community perspectives, as well as the legal system. Multiple psychological domains will be covered including: developmental, behavioral, cognitive, biological and social. Relevant case law will be covered to provide a historical perspective of the increasingly important role of forensic psychology.

Programme Fee

Awarding Body: 

This programme is designed, delivered, assessed and awarded by SEGi University through the SEGiUniDigital Platform. 

Entry Requirements: 

Entry Requirements - No 
Min. Age Requirement - 19 Years Old and Above 
Language Proficiency - Yes 
Numeracy Proficiency - No 
Prerequisites - No

  1. Psychology and the Law: Choices and Roles
  2. The Legal System: Issues, Structure, and Players
  3. Psychology of Crime
  4. Psychology of Police
  5. Psychology of Victims of Crime, Violence, and Adversity
  6. Evaluating Criminal Suspects
  7. Traditional Prosecutions
  8. Alternatives to Traditional Prosecutions
  9. Forensic Assessment in Criminal and Juvenile Cases
  10. Forensic Assessmenst in Civil Cases
  11. Punishment and Sentencing
  12. Juvenile and Adult Corrections

Coursework - 60%
Exam - 40%

Credit Transfer: 
Upon successful completion of this Micro-credential certification in Forensic Psychology (DIPPSY), students will be able to transfer grades and credits into the following programme(s):
  1. Diploma in Psychology
Continuing Education: 

Upon successful completion of this Diploma in Psychology programme and meeting the necessary entry requirements, students will be able to progress into the following programme(s):

  1. Bachelor of Psychology (Hons)
Career Opportunities: 

Human Resource Executive and Psychology Teaching Assistant