Psychology of Criminal Behaviour

University College Cork


Course Name Psychology of Criminal Behaviour
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code DPCB
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Minor Certificate (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Minor National University of Ireland Level 7 NFQ
Minor Diploma (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Minor National University of Ireland Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Weekend
Location (Districts) Cork City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake September 2020
Application Date Closing Date: TBC
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Duration 2 years part-time. One weekend per month between October and May.
Course Fee €2,700 per academic year

Students who are registered on this programme are eligible to apply for the Financial Aid Fund for Part Time Students. Eligibility criteria applies. For more information see
Entry Requirements

Expand+Being at least 21 years of age by 1 January of the year of application

A detailed application form prior to the closing date which will request applicants to present a 500 word statement indicating their reasons for applying for the course


Course Content

Psychopaths, serial killers, stalkers, rapists, paedophiles . . . the fascinating world of forensic psychology! If you have a burning interest in these topics, then The Psychology of Criminal Behaviour Diploma is the course for you. Designe...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Delivered by a host of academics and professionals in the fields of forensic psychology and criminal justice, the Psychology of Criminal Behaviour Diploma comprises eight modules completed over two years. Modules include the following:

Year 1 Modu...

Assessment Method Through a variety of interesting and engaging assessments, you will develop competencies around the skills of academic reading, writing and referencing according to the American Psychological Association (APA). Assignments include book reviews, essays, reflective practices, group projects and an individual project in year 2.
Further Enquiries Programme Coordinator: Dr Ciara Staunton
+353 21 490 4700

Programme Administrator: Gwen Roche
+353 (0)21 490 4703
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