Total Credits: 10
Level: Level 4
Target Students: Doctorate in Forensic Psychology, MSc. by Research Forensic and Criminological Psychology
|Autumn||Assessed by end of Autumn Semester|
Summary of Content: An overview of psychological theories associated with crime and offending.
Method and Frequency of Class:
|Activity||Number Of Weeks||Number of sessions||Duration of a session|
|Lecture||5 weeks||1 per week||6 hours|
|Lecture||5 weeks||1 per week||2 hours 30 mins|
Method of Assessment:
|Coursework 1||100||3,000 words max. essay|
Dr S Chou
Dr S Duff
• Will be familiar with major psychological and alternative theories of crime and criminality.
• Will also be aware of factors associated with crime and patterns of crime.
• Will have a critical understanding of methods of defining and recording crime.
• Knowledge and understanding of the theoretical basis of offending behaviours.
• Intellectual skills: analyse and interpret evidence relevant to the treatment and rehabilitation of offenders.
• Communicate effectively in writing.
• Retrieve information from databases and the Internet.
• Reflect upon and assess their own progress in academic writing.
Offering School: Medicine
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