Are you planning a career in psychology, law or policing?

This introductory course is a gateway to learning how forensic psychologists can contribute to the investigation of miscarriages of justice. Covering topics such as errors in eyewitness testimony, false confessions, and offender profiling, participants will discover how psychological research helps to explain how flawed decision-making by witnesses, suspects, and police officers, can cause errors in criminal investigations. Drawing on materials from (in)famous historical and current cases, this instructor-led course will explain the core principles underpinning the science of investigative psychology

The course is designed for senior school students (Years 11 and 12) planning a career in psychology, criminology, or law. 

In this course, you will discover and identify:

  • The major causes of miscarriages of justice
  • The three major types of false confession
  • The difference between forensic science and pseudoscience

Our next season of courses will be during the Easter Holidays 2021 on April 7 and April 14. 

Course numbers are capped and fill quickly. 

The Young Forensic Investigators

When: April 7 (Course 1) and 14 (Course 2) 2021.

Courses are run online and run for about 2.5 hours

  • Course 1: April 7th 2021, starting at 1pm. Cost $50

Courses include interactive content.

Taught online: You will require access to a computer and an internet connection. Webcam required for interactive components.

Please note that the course is designed for a mature audience. By registering you acknowledge that you are at least 16 years of age. 

Course numbers are capped. For terms and conditions see below.

If you want to go on the reserve list (in case someone drops out) for a fully booked course, please send an email to stating which course you would like to attend.

April 7 2021

Register here

Terms and conditions

Minimum class enrolment of 4 persons. Forensii will confirm your enrolment prior to the commencement of the course. Students will be advised if classes have to be cancelled or postponed, or if the desired course is fully booked, or if there is any other change (e.g., technical difficulties) which affects their enrolment. Forensii reserves the right to refuse enrolment and to cancel or postpone classes or courses.

REFUND POLICY: Students should enrol only if they have a reasonable expectation of completing the course as no course fee or part of it will be refunded once the course has begun.  If a course is cancelled due to lack of numbers you will be refunded in full. Forensii cannot be held responsible for changes in student's circumstances. Cancellations made 48 hours or more before the course commencement will be refunded in full. 

Cancellations made with less than 48 hours will not be refunded, however you will receive a credit for another course.

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