The Forensic Psychology program is all about the area where human and criminal behaviour intersect. It will take into account the core disciplines of psychology:
- Developmental; and
These have both research and practical applications within the civil and criminal justice systems. It is also designed to provide applied learning experience to help prepare you to work in a variety of roles or consider pursuing graduate level studies in Psychology or Forensic Psychology.
You will be engaged in the study of several areas of forensics including:
- Confessions and interrogations;
- Eyewitness psychology;
- Investigative psychology; and
- Justice theory and policy.
This program begins with a foundation year to provide you with a range of knowledge and skills and an introduction to different areas of social science, including:
- Criminal justice;
- Legal studies;
- Political science;
- Psychology; and
- Abnormal Psychology;
- Brain and Behaviour;
- Children, Psychology and the Law;
- Confessions and Interrogations;
- Eyewitness Psychology;
- Investigative Psychology;
- Psychology of Deviance;
- Psychology of Law;
- Social Psychology; and
- Treatment in Forensic Settings.