Number of hours: 45
Number of credits: 2
Maximum Intake: 40
Eligibility: Final Year Undergraduate Psychology, Psychology Honours, Postgraduate Psychology , &
MSW Students (Optional)
There are global requirements for trained professionals who understand the area of Forensic Psychology and this course aims to be a stepping stone to enter a career in Forensic Psychology.
The main aim of the advanced course in Forensic Psychology is to impart scientific knowledge of the aetiology of crime and knowledge in the state of art psychological and neuropsychological techniques used for understanding criminal behaviour. The course will have lectures and practical demonstration of Forensic Neuropsychology techniques used for testing suspects and accused persons. Changing concepts of crime and crime scenarios will be discussed in detail.
The pedagogy is structured around lectures and facilitating discussion on topics such as:
· Psychological and psychosocial basis of behaviour and personality development
· Factors that lead to criminal behaviour, criminal profiling
· Methods of interviewing suspects
· Scope for psychological assessments of suspects for facilitating understanding of the crime committed
· Neuropsychological basis of cognitive processes and behaviour which would serve as the foundation for understanding their aberrations.
· Criminal cases, in which judgments and convictions have been made
· International trends in forensic psychology investigations and the changing scenarios of crime investigation for national security and preservation of social security, and individual’s rights to remain silent during investigations will also be covered.
Students will also get an understanding of formulation of cases for forensic psychology investigations and judicial formalities for case presentation.
Detailed Demonstrations / Labs using Polygraph and EEG, which are used for lie-detection and that of Brain Electrical Oscillations Signature profiling for detection of remembrance of autobiographic episodes will be conducted in detail. The merits and disadvantages of these techniques and other techniques like fMRI will be discussed in detail. The demonstrations / labs will be conducted at Axxonet Brain Research Laboratory.
Selection process results will be available on https://app.christuniversity.in according to the important dates section. Selected candidates will receive an E-Offer of admission that will be valid up to the date mentioned in the Offer of admission.
All selected candidates must note that admission is provisional and subject to University rules.
Selected candidates must download the offer of admission on the ‘Application Status’ link on the University website.
To process admission
All original marks cards and one set of photocopies must be submitted for verification at the time of admission as mentioned below
All mandatory documents must be submitted for verification during the admission process.
An undertaking for pending original documents unavailable currently [applicable only for candidates writing/passing their exam in March – June - 2021], must be submitted to the Office of Admissions. These documents must be submitted on or before 15 July 2021.
The date of commencement of the academic Year 2021 will be intimated during the admission process.
For any queries at any given time during the application and admission process, you may contact us through the following Email ID’s:
Bangalore Central Campus
The Office of Admissions,
CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Hosur Road,
Bengaluru - 560 029, Karnataka, INDIA
Ph. No: +91 92430 80800
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Bangalore Bannerghatta Road Campus
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Bangalore Kengeri Campus
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Bangalore - 560074
Delhi NCR Campus
CHRIST (Deemed to be University),
Mariam Nagar, Meerut Road,
Delhi NCR Ghaziabad - 201003
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Pune Lavasa Campus
CHRIST (Deemed to be University),
Christ University Road, 30 Valor Court,
PO Dasve Lavasa, Mulshi, Pune - 412112, Maharashtra
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Between: Monday to Friday: 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM, Saturday: 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
(Office remains closed on Sundays, Government Holidays and Any special events)