Psychology and the Justice System (3013CCJ)

This course provides the 'capstone' for the combined degree, explicitly drawing together the psychology and criminology and criminal justice strands. The course examines the criminal justice system in terms of psychological theories and perspectives, and examines the role which psychologists can play within the system. Topics covered include police occupational stress, the accuracy of eyewitness testimony, psychologists as expert witnesses, jury dynamics and decision-making, sentencing adjudication, and the prediction of dangerousness. Students must be in the Bachelor of Psychological Science/ Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice to undertake this course, and must have 220CP.

Course study information

Credit points (awarded)

10 (10)

Study level

Undergraduate

Student contribution band

Band 1

Usually available

Gold Coast Trimester 1Mt Gravatt Trimester 1

Course Attributes

Restricted: Course must be listed in Program

Course offerings and timetables

Convenor

Key dates

Course start date
25 February 2019
Last day to add a course
10 March 2019
Last day to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
24 March 2019
Last day to drop a course without academic penalty
28 April 2019

Please view the full class and additional timetable information for School of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend this Seminar
Seminar (10182) Open Friday 08:00 - 10:50
Weeks 1 - 7, 8 - 12
G30 2.11
Arts & Education
Gold Coast Campus

Convenor

Key dates

Course start date
25 February 2019
Last day to add a course
10 March 2019
Last day to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
24 March 2019
Last day to drop a course without academic penalty
28 April 2019

Please view the full class and additional timetable information for School of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend this Seminar
Seminar (10183) Open Tuesday 09:00 - 10:50
Weeks 1 - 7, 8 - 12
M09 1.129
Arts and Music Building
Mt Gravatt Campus
Tuesday 09:00 - 10:50
Weeks 1 - 7, 8 - 12
M10 1.30
Social Sciences Building
Mt Gravatt Campus