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Forensic Psychology (Q82) BSc (Hons)

Open University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Distance Learning

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    FEB

  • Duration

    3 - 6 Years

Course summary

What makes people do harm to others? What is a psychopath? How do you conduct an intervention with someone convicted of a violent crime, or help someone who has been the victim of crime? This degree explores these and many other important psychological questions relating to crime and justice. You’ll examine how forensic psychologists use evidence derived from research to contribute to debates and policy on crime, policing, criminal justice and rehabilitation; and how psychology is critical to understanding education, employment, mental health, and relationships. **Key features of the course**- Covers key concepts, theories, methods and debates in forensic psychology- ​Gives you an appreciation of different perspectives within psychology and the ability to evaluate them critically- Takes an applied approach to tackling issues such as counselling vulnerable clients - Relevant to careers in the criminal justice system, the care and resettlement of offenders, victim support, crime prevention and social justice.

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Open University

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    Open University, Student Recruitment Team, PO Box 197, Milton Keynes, Milton Keynes, MK7 6BJ, England

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