Home  »  Faculty of Science and Letters »  Program of Psychology

COURSE UNIT TITLECOURSE UNIT CODESEMESTERTHEORY + PRACTICE (Hour)ECTS
FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY PSK405 --------------- 3 + 0 4

TYPE OF COURSE UNITElective Course
LEVEL OF COURSE UNITBachelor's Degree
YEAR OF STUDY-
SEMESTER---------------
NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED4
NAME OF LECTURER(S)Assistant Professor Nilay Pekel Uludağlı
LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT At the end of this course, the students;
1) Will identify offending theories.
2) Will explain main concepts and principles of the offending theories.
3) Will express individual and social-contextual reasons of the offending.
4) Will explain applied fields of forensic psychology such as profiling and consultation.
5) Will express what are offender and victim assessment and treatment methods.
MODE OF DELIVERYFace to face
PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSENo
RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTNone
COURSE CONTENTS
WEEKTOPICS
1st Week Introduction to Forensic Psychology
2nd Week Developmental Theories of Offending
3rd Week Psychological Theories of Offending
4th Week Individual Causes of Crime
5th Week Social-Contextual Causes of Crime
6th Week Offender Profiling
7th Week Interviewing Suspects
8th Week Mid-term and Detecting Deception
9th Week Terrorism
10th Week Judicial Processes and Consultation
11th Week Risk Assessment
12th Week Offender Intervention Programs
13th Week Victims of Crime
14th Week General Evaluation
RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READINGDavies, G., & Beech, A. (2012). Forensic psychology: Crime, justice, law and interventions (2nd Ed.). UK: Blackwell.
Towl, G. J., & Crighton, D. A. (2010). Forensic psychology. UK: Blackwell.
Huss, M. T. (2009). Forensic psychology: Research, clinical perspective, and applications. Singapore: Wiley-Blackwell.
PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODSLecture,Discussion
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 QuantityPercentage(%)
Mid-term140
Total(%)40
Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)40
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)60
Total(%)100
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTIONTurkish
WORK PLACEMENT(S)No
  

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES (KLO) / MATRIX OF LEARNING OUTCOMES (LO)
LO1LO2LO3LO4LO5
K1         
K2  X   X   X   X   X
K3         
K4  X   X   X   X   X
K5         
K6  X   X   X   X   X
K7          X
K8  X   X   X   X   X
K9  X   X   X   X   X
K10         
K11         
K12         
K13  X   X   X   X   X
K14         
K15         
K16         
K17         
K18         
K19         
K20        X   X
K21        X   X