50 hour Criminology & Profiling

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  • Sector Law
  • Course Type Online
  • Duration 50 hours
  • Price Special Offer £19.00 - 89% discount

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About the course

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.

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.


Course Syllabus:
Module 1: Introduction

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

Module 2: Schools of thought

    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

    Sexual assault

Module 5: Punishment

    Fines and sanctions
    Death penalty
    Parole and probation

Module 6: Forensic science

    What is forensics and where did it start?
    Forensic pathology and autopsies
    Forensic anthropology

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
    Examining the offender’s signature
    Generating a profile

Module 9: Victimology

    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


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