LAWS6970 - Forensic Psychology
- Examine the application of psychological knowledge and theories to all aspects of the criminal and civil justice systems.
- Draw upon psychological evidence to explain and understand some of the people and processes involved in the legal system.
Lie detection; profiling; interviewing; jury deliberation; eyewitness memory; criminal offenders; victims of crime; and police officers.
Semester 1 2013
Wednesday Evenings, 6-8pm
The timetable is subject to frequent changes. Please refer to the latest version of the Postgraduate Timetable.
- Class Participation (10%)
- 1 x 3,500-4,000 Word Essay (40%)
- 1 x Two Hour Exam (50%)
You can credit this unit towards Legal Professional Development (LPD). Units of study that are part of Sydney Law School’s Postgraduate Program meet the necessary Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) of the Law Society of New South Wales and the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements of the New South Wales Bar Association. You may complete this unit of study by enrolling on a non-degree basis or on an audit basis only with no assessment via Single Unit Enrolment.