Open Study College

Advanced Criminalistics

Open Study College
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Gain advanced knowledge in everything about criminology with a flexible distance learning course!

This bundle will include:


Criminology Level 3
Criminal Psychology Level 3
Psychological Profiling Level 3


This course will allow you to:


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 regard to personality profiling
Identify differences between organised and disorganised crime scene
Describe the different theories of rape
Outline risk factors associated with school shooters
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
Understand the role of the police
Explore the Marxist vs Realist Views on Crime


All course materials will be delivered to you by post, 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 2 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.

Boost your career opportunities and equip yourself with the skills you need for your long term success. Home learning is simple and stress-free, so enrol with us today!

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What you'll learn on the course

Criminal Psychology
Criminology
Police
Risk
Psychology
School
IT risk

Course programme

Criminology Level 3:

Unit 1: Definitions and Measurement

  • The complex and diverse nature of defining crime
  • How crime is measured
  • Police Recording of crime and the Crime Survey of England and Wales

Unit 2: Criminological Explanations of Crime

  • Key criminological theories
  • Assess dominant views of crime
  • Theories with statistical data

Unit 3: Marxist vs Realist Views on Crime

  • Traditional and Neo Marxist views on crime
  • Right Realist Views
  • Fully Social Theory with statistical data

Unit 4: Discourses of Violent Crime

  • What constitutes violent crime
  • Different constructions of violent crime
  • Key theories of violent criminality
  • Critique dominant discourses

Unit 5: Role of the Police

  • The main functions of the police service
  • How policing has changed over the last 100 years
  • The role of policing
  • Assess the future direction of the police service

Unit 6: Crime and Punishment

  • Different theories of punishment
  • The merits of different views on punishment
  • The dominant use of prison as a form of punishment in the UK
  • Using statistical evidence that capital punishment acts as a deterrent
Criminal Psychology Level 3:

Unit 1: Biological and Evolutionary Explanations of Criminal Behaviour

  • Historical explanations
  • Genetic explanations
  • Biochemical explanations
  • Neurological explanations
  • Personality theories

Unit 2: Psychological Explanations of Criminal Behaviour

  • Social learning theory
  • Media and crime
  • Psychodynamic theory

Unit 3: Criminological Explanations of Criminal Behaviour

  • Vulnerabilities towards crime
  • Sub-cultural theories
  • Strain theory
  • Status Frustration
  • Differential Association
  • Environmental Theory
  • Social Bond Theory
  • Risk Factors
  • Relative Deprivation

Unit 4: Abnormal Behaviour and Psychopathy

  • Diagnosing abnormal behaviour
  • Cognitive approaches
  • Beck's Negative Triad
  • Psychopathy and Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Behavioural Theory
  • Cognitive Theory
  • Life Events
  • Dissociative Identity Disorder

Unit 5: Research and the Criminal Justice System (CJS)

  • Eyewitness testimony
  • Leading question
  • Anxiety and weapon effect
  • Cognitive interview
  • Detecting deception
  • Juries and sentencing

Unit 6: Children who Kill

  • Mary Bell
  • Thompson and Venables
  • Kip Kinkel
Psychological Profiling Level 3:

Unit 1: Seven Seconds

  • 3 important factors of an interview
  • Cognitive Interview Format
  • Communication styles
  • Visual
  • Auditory
  • Kinaesthetic
  • Eckman’s theory

Unit 2: Introduction to Profiling

  • Key historical events
  • Crime scene analysis
  • Victim of internet dating scam
  • Myra Hindley case study

Unit 3: Personality Typologies [Jung; Colours; Big 5; Stress]

  • Personality theories
  • Personality theories
  • Personality tests

Unit 4: Criminal Profiling

  • Organised and disorganised crime scene
  • Typology
  • Investigative
  • Geographical approaches
  • Psychopath,
  • Sociopath
  • Narcissic personality
  • Hunting strategies
  • Victim attack methods

Unit 5: Profiling Rapists

  • Different theories of rape
  • Typologies and theories of rape
  • Organised and disorganised points of view

Unit 6: Profiling school shooters

  • Risk factors
  • Langman’s typologies
  • Analyse

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