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Unit name Forensic Psychology and Criminal Justice
Unit code LAW295
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Law
Discipline Law
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Learning Outcomes

  1. Describe and explain the broader criminal justice system context surrounding psycho-legal decision-making.
  2. Identify relevant psychological and forensic psychological considerations at discrete stages of the criminal justice process.
  3. Discuss relevant civil and criminal case law, criminal and civil procedures relevant to the field of forensic psychology.
  4. Critically appraise criminal procedures and decision-making with reference to evidence-based knowledge from the fields of psychology and forensic psychology.



Teaching Pattern

Weekly Online Class


Task 1: Group presentation, 20 minutes (25%)

Task 2: Seminar contribution (25%)

Task 3: Take home exam, 3000 words (50%)

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