Certification in Criminology & Psychology

Category: Certified Forensic Investigation Professional (CFIP).

Target Participants

This certification is designed to provide the required skills knowledge in Criminology and Psychology to individuals working as investigative officers in any of the Government anti-corruption agencies and Police Officers with responsibility for investigating fraud, financial crimes and the other investigations that if substantiated can lead to Criminal Prosecution. This Certification Course will also be very useful to lawyers, accounting professionals, forensic auditors, university undergraduates in accounting, internal auditors, external auditors, systems auditors and graduates who desire to have the fundamental knowledge of Criminology and Psychology to enrich their knowledge in the field for better performance on the present roles or to enhance their skills for possible career change. Furthermore, this satisfy one of the key knowledge required to proceed to obtaining further certifications in forensic investigations and ultimately attain the elite qualification in forensic investigation as a Certified Forensic Investigation Professional (CFIP).

If you work with any of the Regulatory Agencies, Government Anti-Corruption Agencies, or you are a Police Officer charged with criminal investigation responsibility, then this program is for you. Also, if you are an investigator, forensic accountant, accounting professional, legal practitioner, university undergraduate in accounting, internal auditors, external auditors, systems auditors and graduates who desire to have the fundamental knowledge of Criminology and Psychology to enhance your on the job performance or seeking fresh opportunities for a career change, then, this Certification is for you. We encourage you to apply now.

Course Syllabus

Duration

» 8 weeks

Membership of Professional Body

»Upon successfully passing the Criminal Investigation Certification Course, candidate will be admitted as an affiliate member of the International Institute of Certified Forensic Investigation Professional Inc. USA subject to payment of appropriate affiliate membership fees.

What you will learn

The C&P certification comprises 14 short but effective modules ranging from introduction to criminology and psychology, politics of criminal justice and policy, psychological approach to investigating crimes, issues in Contemporary Policing and Crime, Criminology and Modernity (CCM) among other key skills set in criminal investigations to be acquired within the program.
The detailed syllabus is presented as follows

  • Module 1- Introduction to criminology and psychology
  • Module 2 - Deconstructing the crime problem
  • Module 3- Criminal justice, politics and policy
  • Module 4- Issues in crime
  • Module 5- Introduction to criminological theory
  • Module 6- Introducing psychological approaches
  • Module 7- Exploring psychological approaches
  • Module 8- Criminal Physiology research skills
  • Module 9- Issues in contemporary policing
  • Module 10- Penal theory, policy and practice
  • Module 11- Psychology of feelings
  • Module 12- Psychology of behaviour with others
  • Module 13- Crime, criminology and modernity
  • Module 14- Gender, crime and justice