Psychology and Explanations of Criminal Behaviour (02C06CL/21)

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Course details

Applicable fees
Total £34.00
Tuition Fees£34.00
Concessions are available for this course
Have you ever watched shows like Criminal Minds, CSI, or real-life crime documentaries and wondered about the science that lies behind the stories? On this four week course you can learn about exactly that.

Over the course you’ll gain an understanding of the field of criminal psychology, with a focus on explanations of criminal behaviour, the science of offender profiling, and the effectiveness of offender treatment.

So sign up now to take the first step on an exciting new career, or just to learn something new.

What do I need to join the course?

No experience is needed to join although you may find it useful if you have already attended our Introduction to Psychology course.

What do I need to provide for the first session?


Enthusiasm and a willingness to contribute to small and whole group activities.

How will I be taught?

Your learning will be supported by an experienced tutor. You will take part in a range of activities including discussions, group and individual work.

What will I learn?

You will find out what criminal psychology is, how it may be used in solving crimes and explanations for criminal behaviour.

What could I do next?

You could progress to a course in Mental health awareness, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, ADHD, Asperger’s or Child and Adolescent development.

You may also be interested in maths, English, ICT, Self-esteem and Confidence Building, Mental Toughness or Self Compassion with Mindfulness.

Can we help you to learn?

You can find more information on the Financial help and additional support page or you can contact us to talk about this and any other support we can provide.

Venue Details

Adult Learning Cottingham
Adult Learning Centre, Hallgate, Cottingham
HU16 4DD

01482 842329