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Forensic Psychology

Maastricht Summer School
Netherlands, Maastricht
Maastricht Summer School Netherlands, Bonnefantenstraat 2, 6211 KL Maastricht, The Netherlands
Tuition fee €998 per programme
More information

maastrichtuniversity.nl/..nsic-psychology. 

Programme structure

The programme contains of four main themes and incorporates lectures, tutorials, case studies, experiments and discussions. The first topic is eyewitness memory which includes eyewitness identification and children’s false memories. The second topic is interviewing and interrogation; during which you’ll learn about police interrogation techniques, deception detection and false confessions. Cognitive biases in the legal context is the third topic where you will explore interpretation and the reliability of forensic evidence as well as the role of biases in expert’s decisions. As the final (fourth) topic, you will learn about the association of mental illness and crime – more specifically the psychopathic mind, the psychology of sex offenders and the effect of sex offender registration laws.

Instruction language
EN

Course instructor
Multiple academics qualified in the field have been selected to help you gain an immense amount of knowledge in a short time span. In addition, there will be guest speakers, including one during the first topic, where students will delve into deceptions and detections – a major influence in Forensic Psychology eyewitness memory.

Prerequisites
Have you been studying Law, Psychology or Criminology? Then you’re welcome to apply to the Forensic Psychology programme. Law students will be required to complete a series of pre-readings before the programme commences in order to be familiarised with the fundamental themes and concepts of Psychology.

Apply now! Summer Term 2021/22
Application deadline
1 Jun 2022 23:59:59
Central European Time
Studies commence
Jul 4, 2022

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Summer Term 2021/22
Application deadline
1 Jun 2022 23:59:59
Central European Time
Studies commence
Jul 4, 2022

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States