Certificate Course in Forensic Psychology


Course Title                             :           Certificate Course in Forensic Psychology

Course Description               :

This Forensic Psychology course is designed to provide learners with the basic skills and knowledge required to embark on higher studies in this field, covering forensic principles of psychology theory, research and practice. It explores the role of the forensic psychologist, crime scene investigations, and criminal profiling.

Forensic psychology is a combination of psychology theory and criminal investigation, which involves the study of criminal behaviour. Forensic psychologists must have an excellent understanding of Forensic Psychology, criminology, and the Criminal Justice System, with strong research skills.

In this 20 Hour Forensic Psychology course, you will deepen your knowledge of the role of the forensic psychologist. You will learn from this Forensic Psychology course about the common traits of offenders, how eyewitness testimonies work, how to conduct psychological research, and much more.

For whom (target group):            School leavers after A/L’s in the Bio stream, University undergraduate students in law, science and biomedical faculties, police and law enforcement officers, psychology students and counsellors, science and health education teachers, paramedical and nursing students and nursesIf you’re considering a future career in criminal law and criminal justice, criminology, biomedical sciences, forensic psychology or in medicine and/or forensic science then you may want to consider taking this comprehensive and fast-track online independent self-study Certificate level course.

Entry Requirements:                         Students and Graduates in Law, Psychology or Social Work, Biomedical Sciences, Medical doctors, police officers, nurses and other healthcare students or practitioners / professionals and age not less than 20 years, and Fluency of the English language is essential.

Course Duration                      :           4 to 10 weeks (1.0 to 2.5 Months) – part time self-study

Total No. of Study Hours     :           20 Hrs. of Independent Self-Study time

Course Modules / Lessons:

Module 1: Introduction to Forensic Psychology
Module 2: Cooperation with Law Enforcement
Module 3: Psychology and Legal Proceedings
Module 4: Fundamentals of Forensic Science
Module 5: Introduction to Forensic Mathematics
Module 6: Fundamental of Forensic Toxicology
Module 7: Introduction to Forensic Intelligence
Module 8: Criminology and Forensic Science
Module 9: DNA Analysis in Forensic Science
Module 10: Introduction to Forensic Pathology
Module 11: Introduction to Criminal Psychology

The current 2023 all-inclusive Course Fee for new Students is as follows:

For Non-IMH Students: Rs. 25,000/-

For Previous IMH Students: Rs. 20,000/- (Discounted course fee)

For Overseas / International Students: USD $80

Course fees has to be paid in full by cash, cheque, credit / debit card or via a bank transfer payment.

Final Course Assessment / Evaluation

There are only two separate assignments to be completed at home and submitted to the IMH for evaluation. Once a “pass” grade has been achieved for all three assignments the Certificate in Forensic Psychology and course transcript will be awarded to the registered student.

International Course Accreditation-1

This course is fully accredited by the Accredited Counsellors, Coaches, Psychotherapists and Hypnotherapists (ACCPH), UK




International Course Accreditation-2

This course is fully endorsed and accredited by the International Association of Therapists (IAOTH), Ireland





Course Registration / Enrollment

For course registration or further details please email us your request to enroll for this course by attaching your CV or including details of your academic and/or professional qualifications to: imh.colombo.sl@gmail.com