Academic Excellence Online

By Fraser Bryans - February 5th, 2013

Free Online Seminar: Does punishment reduce criminality? Or are there better alternatives?

Join an online seminar with 2012 ICPA Research Award recipient Professor James McGuire, PhD, Professor of Forensic Clinical Psychology at the University of Liverpool, where he will attempt to answer these questions by:

• examining the objectives of sentencing in criminal justice
• reviewing official crime statistics concerning the extent of achievement of those objectives
• reviewing social science evidence concerning the rehabilitation of offenders

Registration for the seminar, which will be held on February 14, is FREE. Click here to register.

Professor McGuire is also a subject matter expert for University’s 100% online MSc in Forensic Psychology and Criminal Investigation programme, which offers working professionals the opportunity to study part-time and advance their knowledge in this area.

100% Online MSc in Forensic Psychology and Criminal Investigation

One of the first graduate programmes in the field of forensic psychology and criminal investigation to be delivered online, the MSc is offered through the University’s School of Psychology, which is home to the Centre for Critical & Major Incident Psychology (CAMI), one of Europe's leading institutions for forensic psychology.

Academic Director of CAMI, Professor Laurence Alison, was instrumental in designing the curriculum and involved in the development of module content, lecture notes and case studies throughout the programme. He has contributed to more than 150 major police inquiries and debriefs, including the London Bombings, the poisoning of Alexander Valterovich Litvinenko, hostage negotiations in Iraq, and contingency planning for the Beijing and London Olympics.

“The University of Liverpool has been at the forefront of criminal investigation and forensic psychology for over 15 years, having had both practical and academic experience of some of the most testing criminal investigations in the UK and Internationally.”
Professor Laurence Alison, Professor of Forensic & Investigative Psychology, Academic Director, CAMI, University of Liverpool

Watch a short video featuring Professor Laurence Alison talking about the programme

Academic excellence online

The University – partnered with e-learning specialists Laureate Online Education – is Europe’s largest provider of 100% online postgraduate degree programmes. More than 8,000 students are currently studying online with the University and over 4,500 have already graduated. Their degrees enjoy the same validity as equivalent degrees issued to students who studied on campus at the University.

Investigate your options

Visit our website to find out more about this fully online programme leading to a recognised MSc in Forensic Psychology and Criminal Investigation from a leading British university. Find out more

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