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Criminology and Profiling

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  • Fully CPD/CE Certified
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  • Recommended by 95% of Students
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  • 13420 Students Enrolled

ABOUT THIS COURSE

Delve into the criminal mind and be the person who can read clues to catch the culprit with your inside knowledge of criminology


Have you always been fascinated by crime and the people who help catch criminals?

Understanding criminology and profiling provides a backbone to understanding the motivation of criminals, and prepares you to catch them before they cause more harm.  This constantly growing field is producing police officers, investigators, and forensics experts who are more adept than ever at tracking down wrongdoers and bringing them to justice.  Why wait around and watch as everyone else jumps into your dream career?  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.  The best criminologists are people who are:

  • Dedicated
  • Ready and excited to help people
  • Interested in how the human mind works
  • Intrigued by difficult puzzles

If any of these describes who you are or who you would like to be, you need to enroll in our online Criminology and Profiling course right away.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

 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.

Do you want to achieve your dreams of a new and exciting career in justice?

If you are curious, love puzzles, enjoy the thrill of solving a difficult problem, have an interest in sociology, psychology, and want to pursue justice, this is the career path for you!

Criminologists have an exciting and fulfilling career, one that doesn't involve being stuck behind a desk all day! You get to be active, face new challenges daily, and, most importantly, help people. 

Sound good? Then this is the course for you!

A background education in criminology and profiling opens up opportunities for you to work in crime prevention, regardless of the role you would like to play.  Whether you want to become a detective and track down culprits, or you want to become a forensics expert who helps the detectives analyse the clues, our online Criminology and Profiling course will help you on your path.

Even if you have a hectic schedule, our online Criminology and Profiling course is here to bring the education to you. Once you are enrolled in the course, you may work at your own pace, on your own schedule, wherever you want. We give you control over your future and help you make sure that the future is bright.

International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

To receive certification, you must:

  • Complete every page of the course
  • Pass the exams with a minimum score of 55% for each (each module includes a test based on key learning objectives in that study topic)

If you meet this criteria, your certificate of successful completion will be emailed to you immediately after you finish the course

You will also have the option to order a hard copy certificate directly from ICOES. (www.icoes.org)

This course is CPD/CE accredited. Our CPD accredited courses count towards the total of CPD hours to submit for your job role. CPD points are accepted and recognized by employers from both the public and private sectors, and academic institutions across the UK and internationally.

Module 1: Introduction
  • What is crime?
  • What causes crime?
  • Introduction to profiling
  • Why is profiling important?
Module 2: Schools Of Thought
  • Classical
  • Positivist
  • Chicago
  • 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
  • Murder
  • Sexual assault
  • Assault
Module 5: Punishment
  • Fines and sanctions
  • Prison
  • Death penalty
  • Parole and probation
Module 6: Forensic Science
  • What is forensics and where did it start?
  • Forensic pathology and autopsies
  • Toxicology
  • Ballistics
  • Forensic anthropology
  • Fingerprints
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
  • Reconstruction
  • Examining the offender’s signature
  • Generating a profile
Module 9: Victimology
  • Victims
  • 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

RECEIVE YOUR CERTIFICATE IN 4 SIMPLE STEPS

Step 1

Register

Follow the easy peasy enrollment process

Step 2

Study

Absorb and remember course content with our easy-to-follow, structured information and helpful illustrations. And yes - you can study anywhere, anytime, from any device

Step 3

Evaluations

Reinforce your learning with quizzes at the end of each module

Step 4

Certification

Once you’ve successfully completed your course and passed the exams, you’ll receive your certification. Congratulations on your amazing achievement!

Module 1: Introduction
  • What is crime?
  • What causes crime?
  • Introduction to profiling
  • Why is profiling important?
Module 2: Schools Of Thought
  • Classical
  • Positivist
  • Chicago
  • 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
  • Murder
  • Sexual assault
  • Assault
Module 5: Punishment
  • Fines and sanctions
  • Prison
  • Death penalty
  • Parole and probation
Module 6: Forensic Science
  • What is forensics and where did it start?
  • Forensic pathology and autopsies
  • Toxicology
  • Ballistics
  • Forensic anthropology
  • Fingerprints
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
  • Reconstruction
  • Examining the offender’s signature
  • Generating a profile
Module 9: Victimology
  • Victims
  • 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

100% AUTHENTIC STUDENT TESTIMONIALS

IOA had courses on subjects I wanted to study for a reasonable price. I gained knowledge and am able to turn it into experience. Alyssa Elmore - United States

I've just finished up Criminology and Profiling. I'm am now about to start Forensic Science. I am so excited I have a way to be a mom and go to school. Thank you Tina Earl - United States

IOA had courses on subjects I wanted to study for a reasonable price. I gained knowledge and am able to turn it into experience. Alyssa Elmore - United States

I've just finished up Criminology and Profiling. I'm am now about to start Forensic Science. I am so excited I have a way to be a mom and go to school. Thank you Tina Earl - United States

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