Introduction to Criminal psychology
While criminal psychology is centred on offenders and how they think, you’ll also explore the consequences of criminal behaviour. Expect to cover theory and key principles associated with criminology, justice studies and related law, ensuring you graduate with a well-rounded and multidisciplinary understanding of human behaviour, crime and criminal profiling.
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How to study criminal psychology
Once you've established a firm foundation in criminal psychology, you'll need to go on to complete a Masters Degree or doctorate, depending on your chosen pathway.Generally, you can expect to spend seven-to-ten years studying criminal psychology before reaching a one-to-two-year supervised training period.
At this point, you’ll be qualified to receive your certification from the Psychology Board of Australia.
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