Forensic and penitentiary psychology

UNIFORM MASTER’S STUDIES

  • Type of studies UNIFORM MASTER’S STUDIES
  • Field of study PSYCHOLOGY
  • Study mode FULL-TIME AND PART-TIME
  • Duration 5 YEARS (10 SEMESTERS)

The specialty of forensic and penitentiary psychology is closely related to the existence and functioning of the police and judiciary. It performs a supporting function – conducting and presenting expert opinions in court cases in criminal and civil proceedings, and it also deals with human functioning in conditions of a prison isolation.

 

During this study programme, students learn about the causes and determinants of various criminal behaviours. The course allows students to acquire skills and knowledge in the field of forensic and penitentiary diagnosis. It also discusses how to prevent criminal behaviours and pathologies.

ISSUES DISCUSSED DURING STUDIES

  • forensic and penitentiary diagnosis
  • psychological methods of forensic examination
  • judicial opinions of adult offenders
  • opinions on juvenile perpetrators of criminal acts
  • psychological and judicial opinions in criminal, civil, family and guardianship cases
  • rehabilitation and therapy of offenders in open conditions and in closed institutions
  • social pathologies and behavioural disorders
  • negotiations and mediation

EMPLOYMENT PERSPECTIVES

  • police services
  • courts and prisons
  • forensic psychiatry wards
  • curatorial court service
  • penal establishments
  • pre-trial detention centres
  • juvenile socio-therapy centres
  • juvenile educational centres
  • shelters and correctional facilities
  • family diagnostic and consultation centres
  • social therapy clubs
  • risk behaviour prevention centres

FEES

FULL-TIME AND PART-TIME

STUDY FROM

240

Monthly fee (10 installments)

RECRUITMENT PROCEDURE

STEP 1

REGISTER ONLINE

STEP 2

PREPARE REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

  • ID (for inspection)
  • One passport photo
  • Copy of high school leaving exam (original for inspection)  
  • Copy of higher education diploma and transcript (in case of II degree studies) (original for inspection)

STEP 3

COME TO THE STUDENT AFFAIRS OFFICE WITH A COMPLETE SET OF THE ABOVE MENTIONED DOCUMENTS

Student Service Center

Collegium Humanum – Warsaw Management University

Moniuszki 1a, 00-014 Warsaw