Criminal Psychology and Psychological Profiling QLS Level 3

Course Code

OSC1074

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Gain an insight into criminal psychology and psychological profiling, with this bundle course. Study at home the convenient way!

  • Evaluate the current causes and explanations for criminal behaviour.
  • Study the psychological and social theories relevant to our understanding of criminality.
  • Study a course that is relevant to careers in law, the police force, social work and research.
  • Apply your theoretical knowledge to real-life case studies.
  • Outline three important factors an individual needs to consider for the first seven seconds of an interview.
  • Identify the key historical events that led to profiling becoming an integral part of crime scene analysis.
  • Outline how personality theories evolved with regards to personality profiling.
  • Identify differences between organised and disorganised crime scene.
  • Describe the different theories of rape.
  • Outline risk factors associated with school shooters.
Course overview

All course materials will be delivered to you by post or by email, so it couldn’t be easier. Our experienced and friendly tutors will help you every step of the way.

You may start at any time and have up to two years to complete your studies, so you can work at your own pace. Completed coursework can be delivered by post or via email, so handing in an assignment is simple.

Course Duration

Up to 2 years.

Study Hours

Approximately 160 hours.

Course Outcome

You will receive two Certificates of Achievement in Criminal Psychology Level 3 and Psychological Profiling Level 3.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Assessment

Tutor-marked assignments.

Course content

Criminal Psychology QLS Level 3

Psychological Profiling QLS Level 3

Extra info

Assessment

This course is assessed by a series of written assignments. These assignments will then be sent and marked by your tutor. There is no external examination required for this course.

Course Duration

Once enrolled, you will have two years to complete this bundle (one year per course), which will allow you to work at your own pace, without the pressure of tight deadlines. You will also receive 12 months tutor support for each course, so you can feel confident that you’ll get the help you need. Studying around your work and family commitments has never been easier. Once enrolled, you will have two years to complete this bundle (one year per course), which will allow you to work at your own pace, without the pressure of tight deadlines. You will also receive 12 months tutor support for each course, so you can feel confident that you’ll get the help you need. Studying around your work and family commitments has never been easier.

Study Method

You will study this course by distance learning, which will enable you to learn when and where you want. You can study from home or at work, it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted or emailed to you, whichever you choose. You will also receive tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

Course Outcomes

At the end of this course, successful learners will receive two Certificate’s of Achievement from the Quality License Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Awarding Body

The courses have been endorsed by the Quality License Scheme for its high-quality. The courses are not regulated by Ofqual and are not an accredited qualification. We will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example, progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality License Scheme website.

The courses have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of knowledge and understanding that you would expect at this level.

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