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Criminology and Profiling

International Open Academy
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50 hours
19 GBP
Distance
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Course description

Criminology and Profiling

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*Valid until: August 1st 2019

Have you always been fascinated by crime and the people who help catch criminals? Understanding criminology and profiling provides a backbone to understanding the motivation of criminals, and prepares you to catch them before they cause more harm.

This constantly growing field is producing police officers, investigators, and forensics experts who are more adept than ever at tracking down wrongdoers and bringing them to justice. Why wait around and watch as everyone else jumps into your dream career? Whether you are looking to change careers, or you are a student looking for his or her first career, our online Criminology and Profiling course is specifically designed to give you the background you need to get started on your new life.

The best criminologists are people who are:

  • Dedicated
  • Ready and excited to help people
  • Interested in how the human mind works
  • Intrigued by difficult puzzles

If any of these describes who you are or who you would like to be, you need to enroll in our online Criminology and Profiling course right away.

Suitability - Who should attend?

If you are curious, love puzzles, enjoy the thrill of solving a difficult problem, have an interest in sociology, psychology, and want to pursue justice, this is the career path for you! Criminologists have an exciting and fulfilling career, one that doesn't involve being stuck behind a desk all day! You get to be active, face new challenges daily, and, most importantly, help people. Sound good? Then this is the course for you!

Outcome / Qualification etc.

  • This course is CPD/CE accredited. CPD accredited courses count towards the total of CPD hours to submit for your job role. CPD points are accepted and recognized by employers from both the public and private sectors, and academic institutions across the UK and internationally.
  • ICOES (International Council for Online Educational Standards) accredited.

Training Course Content

Our course will teach you everything you need to know about:

  • The basics of criminology
  • The different philosophies of understanding crime
  • The different types of crimes, the levels of severity, and the appropriate punishment
  • Forensic sciences and how to use them
  • The mind of the criminal
  • Famous criminals and their profiles
  • Regardless of where you are in life, our online

Criminology and Profiling course will set you on the path to your dream career. Do you want to achieve your dreams of a new and exciting career in justice?

Course Breakdown:

Module 1: Introduction

  • What is crime?
  • What causes crime?
  • Introduction to profiling
  • Why is profiling important?

Module 2: Schools Of Thought

  • Classical
  • Positivist
  • Chicago
  • Theories of social structure
  • Symbolic interactionism
  • Individual theories
  • Biosocial theories

Module 3: Types And Levels Of Crime

  • Misdemeanors and felonies
  • Personal crimes
  • Property crimes
  • Inchoate crimes
  • White collar crimes

Module 4: Violent Crimes

  • Murder
  • Sexual assault
  • Assault

Module 5: Punishment

  • Fines and sanctions
  • Prison
  • Death penalty
  • Parole and probation

Module 6: Forensic Science

  • What is forensics and where did it start?
  • Forensic pathology and autopsies
  • Toxicology
  • Ballistics
  • Forensic anthropology
  • Fingerprints

Module 7: Profilers

  • Criminal profilers – who they are and what they do
  • Howard Teten
  • John E. Douglas
  • Robert Ressler
  • Other notable profilers

Module 8: Phases Of Profiling

  • Examination of evidence
  • Classification of evidence
  • Reconstruction
  • Examining the offender’s signature
  • Generating a profile

Module 9: Victimology

  • Victims
  • Consequences of crime for victims
  • Victim proneness
  • Victim facilitation
  • Victim rights

Module 10: Famous Case Studies

  • Jack the Ripper
  • Charles Manson
  • Al Capone
  • Other notable criminal cases

Expenses

The cost of this course is  £175   £19 per participant.

Exams and PDF Certificate already included in price.

*Valid until: August 19th 2019

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Tina Earl
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I've just finished up Criminology and Profiling. I'm am now about to start Forensic Science. I am so excited I have a way to be a mom and go to school. Thank you
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