Forensic Psychology: an introduction

Key facts

  • Cost: £160
  • Credits: 10


Forensic Psychology applies psychological theory to understanding crime, policing, criminal justice and rehabilitation.  

In this course you will explore: 

  • the origins of Forensic Psychology within the context of Psychology as a whole and 
  • key theories and methodologies within the field, including offender profiling 

This course will be of interest to anyone interested in understanding the science behind Forensic Psychology will help you develop a basic understanding of this popular field of Psychology.  

Who is this course for?

Anyone interested in an introduction to the theories of, and methodologies used in, the field of Forensic Psychology 


10 credits (SCQF Level 7) 

Can contribute towards a CertHE in Psychology  

Mode of study

Online via Zoom


Can contribute towards a CertHE in Psychology

Find out more

The University holds open days throughout the year where you can meet with staff to discuss our short course provision. Find out more about University of Glasgow open days