What does this study entail?
This programme will teach you how to apply scientifically validated knowledge and instrumentation to forensic problems. You will be able to better understand underlying neural, social and behavioural mechanisms of criminal behaviour, to help assess criminal irresponsibility and to treat criminals with a mental disorder. You will also learn how legal fact findings works, that is, how to evaluate criminal evidence.
Is this the right programme for you?
- The programme aims at implementing state of the art scientific insights in the field of forensic psychology (i.e. evidence-based practice), with a possibility of focusing on clinical forensic (neuro)psychology, or on legal psychology.
- The programme employs various educational approaches ranging from lectures to practical assignments.
- This programme is unique in its combination of forensic (neuro)psychology and legal psychology in a 1-year programme.