Criminal Minds

A study of crime and the criminal mastermind.

Course Overview

A study of crime and the criminal mind. Explore the psychology behind crime. Figure out how to solve crimes using your deduction skills and put these to the test in a murder mystery.

The criminal justice system determines the guilt or otherwise of an accused, and imposes sanctions on a guilty person. But what lies behind the mind of an offender?  What factors contribute to offending? In this course, you will investigate different crimes to learn about the key concepts in law. You will use theories from psychology to try to explain the behavior of the criminal mind to an applied case.

This course mixes subject areas such as Law, Psychology, Science and English. A range of NCEA standards are applicable

This is senior course available to year 12 and 13s

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The Teacher

Paul Crofskey

0Students 1 Courses

Secondary Teacher

Course Details

Understand the psychology behind the criminal mind
Think critically
Understand how to examine a crime scene

Law, Psychology, English, Science
None
School Year
30 Jan 2023
24 Nov 2023
English

Yes
NCEA Level 2, NCEA Level 3
No
Standard No * Standard title credit value internal/external
91844 v1 Examine different psychological approaches used to explain a behaviour 6 Internal
91845 v1 Examine how a psychological debate has changed over time 3 Internal
27842 v2 Explain concepts of law 4 Internal

Learning Exchange

1.00 placement

OR Cost

$1725.00

6 - 20

Offered by

Motueka High School
Motueka High School

Level (NCEA)

Yes - L2, L3

Course Dates

30 Jan 2023

till 24 Nov 2023

Duration

School Year

Taught in

English

Overall Rating

Learning Exchange

1.00 placement

OR Cost

$1725.00

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