Call for applications: Open
Application deadline: 27 November 2016
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The International Expert Programme in Investigative and Legal Psychology is a post-graduate course worth 60 ECTS credits organized by UNICRI in collaboration with Åbo Akademi University (ÅAU) and the support of the Salesian University Institute of Turin (IUSTO) and the affiliated CRIMELAB.
The overarching aim of the course is to promote knowledge on the interactive dynamics linking the legal and psychological dimensions of criminal justice. The academic curriculum is designed to equip young professionals and post-graduate students with cross-cutting proficiency in the field of forensic psychology.
The academic curriculum is divided into a residential phase (18 January - 26 May 2017) and a final research phase (27 May - 30 September 2017). The learning methodology and structure are conducive to foster the acquisition of practical and academic research skills. Depending on each participant’s background and interest, the programme is ideal for careers in the legal and forensic sectors as well as further research/PhD studies.
Through the e-learning phase selected candidates will be equipped with a common shared knowledge on the cardinal legal and psychological concepts used in forensic context. During the residential phase participants will engage in in-depth theoretical lectures provided by leading experts and practical exercises such as trial simulations and formal debates related to the following types of crime: child sexual abuse; murder; war crimes. A final research phase will follow during which students will have the possibility to explore a specific topic of interest and apply the knowledge and skills acquired.
Some of the forensic concepts that participants will deepen during the course are:
For further information visit the related section on UNICRI website or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Submission of Applications||27 November 2016|
|Results of the Selection Process||by 2 December 2016|
|Payment of Tuition Fees||by 12 December 2016|
|Submission of Applications||31 July 2016|
|Results of the Selection Process||5 August 2016|
|Payment of Tuition Fees||12 August 2016|
|Residential Phase||18 January - 26 May 2017|
|Final Research Phase||27 May - 30 September 2017|
|The above academic schedule may be subject to minor changes.|
*Applicants submitting an early application will be entitle to receive an Early Bird discounted fee amounting to € 6,500 (instead of € 7,500), inclusive of € 600 fee for enrolment at the Åbo Akademi University.