Forensic Psychology

Module code: PS3121

‘Forensic Psychology’ examines the interface between law and psychology. We will explore key theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of forensic psychology in the following key areas: 

  • The psychology of cybercrime and online offending behaviour
  • Eye witness identification
  • Deception
  • Detection
  • False confessions
  • Psychology within the court room
  • Risk assessment
  • Offender interventions

Learning

  • 20 hours of lectures
  • 130 hours of guided independent study

Assessment

  • Exam, 2 hours (100%)