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 Forensic Psychology
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SchoolOntario Tech University
LocationOshawa, ON, Canada
School TypeUniversity
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 10,000
Full-time Graduate: 410
DegreeBachelor
Honours
Co-op
Length4 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*70%
Prerequisites
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions  or  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors  or  Grade12 Mathematics of Data Management 
Prerequisites Notes
Cost
National: $5,983
International: $24,128
Scholarships
DescriptionForensic psychology exists at the intersection between psychology and the justice system. It involves applying the principles and scientific methods of psychology to the study of both criminal behaviour and the basic tenets of the judicial system. Specific applications include the study of eyewitness memory, the intricacies of jury decision making, effective police interrogation techniques, and the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of criminal behaviour.

You will study the core areas of psychology: social, cognitive, developmental and abnormal, as well as research methods and data analysis. You will explore a variety of forensic psychology courses that apply psychology to crime, policing, the courts, corrections and other aspects of the justice system. You will also have opportunities to incorporate aspects of criminology, legal studies, health and neuroscience into your degree, with the objective of developing unique knowledge and skill sets.
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