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Psychology of Crime - OLET2602

Year - 2020

Psychology of Crime investigates the interplay between psychology and the criminal legal system. In particular, it focuses on an array of topics including: perpetrators and defendants, interviewing, false confessions, jury deliberation, eyewitness memory, fitness to stand trial, rehabilitation of offenders, and expert evidence. This unit aims to provide you with an introduction to a selection of topics studied in this field. Importantly, by doing this unit, you will be able to describe and critically evaluate key empirical studies and theories in forensic psychology.

Classes
8 cases studies, 2 per week, for 4 weeks (accounting for approx 50 hours of student involvement)

Assessment
This OLE requires you to complete 8 automated quizes, assessing in-depth knowledge and application of the provided theory and research literature

Details

Faculty: Science

Intensive April

23 Mar 2020

Department/School: Psychology Academic Operations
Study Mode: Block mode
Census Date: 10 Apr 2020
Unit of study level: Intermediate
Credit points: 2.0
EFTSL: 0.042
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Science

Intensive September

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: Psychology Academic Operations
Study Mode: Block mode
Census Date: 11 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Intermediate
Credit points: 2.0
EFTSL: 0.042
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Celine van Golde
HECS Band: 1
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