Are you interested in learning about the criminal law system in Ireland? The aim of this course is to develop a foundation of knowledge in the area of criminology, forensics and psychology. And how these relate in society, in schools, the workplace and community.
Forensics & Psychology: This programme suitable for those interested in the study of crime, the causes of crime, types of crime and the nature of criminal behaviour. It will equip learners with the knowledge and skills to analyse the criminal justice system in broad terms.
- Leaving Cert or its equivalent is advised.
- Mature students are welcome to apply. Work/life experience will be considered in lieu of formal education.
Modules offered may be subject to change due to resource demands.
Two weeks’ work experience is incorporated into this course.
Following completion of the course and progression to further study there can be career opportunities in the following Forensics/Psychology areas: advocacy worker, Garda Siochana, addiction services and outside the justice sector: TUSLA/HSE, research work, youth work.
This programme has strong progression into Higher Education Institutions depending on the strand chosen by the learner:
Progression to the following Degree courses:
TUD: TU758 – Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity
TUD: TU863 – Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity
TUD: TU864 – DNA and Forensics Analysis
MIE: CM020 – Early Childhood Education
MIE: CM010 – Education Studies
Please note: Applications for this programme should be made through pre-University General Studies