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Criminal Psychology Diploma

  • Course overview

    Criminal Psychology courses

    5 star reviews   'Fascinating and never missed a class. The teacher works in the Prison service and gave us great insights and very knowledgeable'  Mary Moore - Read more Reviews

    The Diploma in Criminal Psychology provides you with a fascinating insight into both criminal behavior and the criminal mind.

    The course examines criminal behavior in depth examining the underlying causes in society, how events and experiences can shape the type of adults we later become and why some become criminals and others don’t.

    You will learn Criminal Psychology methods, theories & concepts of psychology within the legal and criminal judicial system. These methods are mostly used for predicting the personality, behavioral, and demographic characteristics of an individual based upon an analysis of the crimes he or she has committed.

    You will assess the Psychological factors involved in eye-witness testimony and false memories are researched with reference to case studies.

    Many graduates progress to similar courses; CSI & Criminology Diploma and CSI & Forensic Science Advanced Diploma or follow on study in field of Psychology, and Clinical psychology.
    Award body: CMI
    A unique feature is NO written exams but a practical applied home based project which will involve research.
    Award: Diploma in Criminal Psychology
    Award body: CMI
    Successful students can progress to do the CSI & Criminology Diploma or Advanced Diploma in CSI & Forensic Science endorsed by the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences.
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  • Modules

     Explore investigative psychology, criminal profiling, scene analysis, and racial profiling.
     Explain role of forensic psychologists.
     Explain geographical profiling, and geographical mapping.
     Explain competencies of criminal suspects and risk assessment instruments.
     Determine psychological competence and differences in delinquencies.
     Investigate features of psychopaths and controversy over labelling offenders.
     Discuss mass murders and categories, plus, rape and associated demographics.
     Understand the psychological factors which impact upon eye-witness testimony
     Understand how criminal psychology can be useful to criminal investigations
     Investigate the types of offenders including male and female sex offenders.
     Recognise how forensic psychology can be assist criminals after conviction.
     Understand developmental risk factors related to criminal behaviour.
  • Fees

    Classroom course is € 750.00

    Includes all tuition, registration, assessment and online notes.

    Applicants are required to pay a minimum deposit of €300 to secure a place on the programme. The balance of fees are due on or before programme commencement.

    See CMI Terms & Conditions for booking.

    How do I book

    How do I book?

    Simply complete the online booking form  .

    Pay a 300 euro deposit online via Visa debit or Visa credit card

    Your place on the course is confirmed within 2-3 days of receipt of online booking/payment.

    Balance of payment is required before commencement of course.

    Online Bookings and payments are subject to CMI Terms & Conditions.

Course timetable

  • Timetable

    • Start: Monday 8th October 2018 1 night per week 18.30 -21.30
    • End: December 2018
    • Assigments: 1 Project
    • Duration: 10 weeks 1 night per week 6.30 -9.30 pm
    • Level:
    • Places: Limited


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Denise currently works as a Training Employment Officer for IASIO (Irish Association for the Social Integration of Offenders) in Mountjoy prison working with male and female offenders.

Her previous experience includes working for CAP (Care After Prison) as well as HMPS in Cardiff.

Denise's qualifications include: 

Diploma in Applied Social Care, Bsc Psychology, Criminology & Criminal Justice, Diploma in Psychology (Conversion),MA Criminology, Postgraduate Diploma in Adult Guidance Counselling.


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