Forensic Psychology and Criminal Profiling
IFS EDUCATION DEPARTMENTS ONLINE AND E-STUDY COURSES: (Revised on: 10 Aug. 2009 / 2012)
FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY AND CRIMINAL PROFILING- SYLLABUS - Course Code: FPCF002
Introduction: Forensic science is a vital instrument for the detection or investigation of crime and the administration of justice, providing crucial information about the evidence found at crime scene, it is especially important that the training and education of forensic scientists provide a solid scientific background and a broad base in criminalistics. The validity of those results depends on the knowledge, skills, and experience of the forensic scientists working to obtain them. A forensic scientist must be capable of integrating knowledge and skills in the examination, analysis, interpretation, reporting, and testimonial support of evidence. Forensic Psychology is the application of psychology in the aid of legal investigation. Forensic psychology looks into the vast psychological perspectives and applies them to legal investigations including issues such as public policies, new laws, competency, and also the mental state of a defendant. Forensic psychologists are often depicted as criminal profilers who are able to almost psychically deduce a killer's next move. The field has witnessed dramatic growth in recent years, as more and more students become interested in this applied branch of psychology. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median hourly earnings of forensic science technicians are about $21.79 per hour and According to Web Resources- Salaries within forensic psychology can range greatly depending on the sector of employment, although most entry-level positions for those with a Ph.D. start out between $35,000 and $40,000 annually. Those in private practice who offer consulting services typically earn more.
Course Contents / Topics: Introduction to Forensic Science, Forensic Psychology, Psychologists & the Legal System, Personality Assessment in Personal Injury Litigation, Identification and Evaluation of Criminal Suspects, Violence Risk Assessment- Research, Legal and Clinical Considerations, The Rights of Victims and The Rights of the Accused, Psychology of Victims, An introduction to personality disorders. Therapy interfering behaviours.; Intro. to Criminal Profiling, Polygraph Testing, Narco-analysis, Lie-Detection, Brain Profiling, Interviewing techniques, Offender profiling, Modus Operandi, Portrait Parle etc...; Role of psychologists in relation to the legal framework etc...
ABOVE COURSE IS AVAILABLE IN FOLLOWING MODES-
ONLINE, E-Study COURSES CERTIFICATION FEES: (Revised on: 16 Jun 2016)
|Course / Certification Type||Fee (INR)Indian Students||Fee (USD)International Students||Max. Duration|
|Short Term Certificate (No Exam) in Forensic Psychology and Criminal Profiling||5000 Rs.||200 USD||02 Months|
|Advanced Certification in Forensic Psychology and Criminal Profiling||10,000 Rs.||300 USD||06 Months|
|PG Certification in Forensic Psychology and Criminal Profiling||15,000 Rs.||500 USD||12 Months|
|Certification (Expert/Gold) in Forensic Psychology and Criminal Profiling||20,000 Rs.||500 USD||06 Months|
|Professional Specialized Certification in Forensic Psychology and Criminal Profiling||30,000 Rs.||750 USD||12 Months|
|Universal Certification in Forensic Psychology and Criminal Profiling||35,000 Rs.||900 USD||12 Months|
Indian Students may use Universal Currency Converter from http://www.xe.com/ucc/ to pay fee in other currencies...
NOTE 1: International / Outside India students who wants printed notes, books and ref. material by courier / post , then 200 USD will be charged extra.(Optional).
Special Note - For dispatching of study material as well as mark sheet and certificate, Indian postal service will be used. If private courier services will be required to be used (for Study material/ Mark sheet and Certificate) then international / outside India students must have to pay courier charges separately. (Students can send prepaid envelope or can pay through online shipping labels and send the bar-code/labels to us).
NOTE 2: Students enrolled for courses having course duration more than 6 Month can pay their Course Fee in max. two installments, but Rs. 750 / USD 20 will be charged extra. (Optional)
ONLINE EXAMINATION SYSTEM: Students will have to appear for an Online Exam for each semester. Online Examination includes Objective / Multiple Choice Questions and Descriptive Type Questions. They'll also have to submit one Assignment for each semester.
- NEW MARK DISTRIBUTION:- IFS MARKING SYSTEM: w.e.f. Students admitted from 1st April 2016 batch.
Semester 1 (S.1) 1 Descriptive Exam
5 Questions – 100 Mark
(One Hour time limit)
Minimum 10 lines / Imp. Points for passing score.
Advanced Certification , PG Certification and All other Certifications (Having duration up to 6 months)
2 Case Study
S. 1 1 Question – 100 Mark
(One Hour time limit)
Minimum 50 lines for passing score.
S. 1 1 Assignment – 100 mark
(Submit before first exam)
Minimum 15 pages for passing score.
Semester 2 (S.2) 4 Project : Poster Presentation
1 Question / Topic - 100 Mark Hard copy / Physical Poster (Min. Size A3 / 297 mm x 420 mm / 29.7 cm x 42 cm) should be submitted on provided topic.
For PG Certification and All other Certifications (Having duration more than 6 months)
5 Case Study:PPT
1 Question / Case - 100 Mark PowerPoint Presentation (Min 20 to Max. 30 slides in each PPT / .PPTX file - Soft copy) should be submitted on case example.
S. 2 1 Assignment – 100 mark
(Submit before Second Exam Date)
Only International students can submit online poster while all indian student has to submit hard copy of poster.
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