Objective : The two years Distance
Learning Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Forensic Psychology
conducted by The Global Open University, Nagaland has been
designed for meeting the demand of the growing needs of
experts in the fields of forensic psychology, clinical
psychology, forensic mental health, forensic psychiatry,
adult and child domestic laws, criminal behaviour,
psychopathology, criminal behaviour, offender profiling,
serial crimes, victomology.
Career in Forensic Psychology
Forensic Psychology in the intersection
between psychology and the criminal justice system. It
involves understanding criminal law in the relevant
jurisdictions in order to be able to interact appropriately
with judges, attorneys and other legal professionals. An
important aspect of forensic psychology is the ability to
testify in court, reformulating psychological findings into
the legal language of the courtroom, providing information
to legal personnel in a way that can be well understood.
Forensic psychologists provide sentencing recommendations,
treatment and related recommendations. This science also
involves evaluating police personnel.
Eligibility : Graduates of any
discipline Duration : Two years
Award : Master of Science with specialisation in
Forensic Psychology shall be awarded to all the successful
candidates by The Global Open University, Nagaland.
Introduction to Forensic Science
Forensic Psychology Basics
Forensic Psychology Related Fields
Adult and Child Domestic Laws
Psychology and Criminal Behaviour
Criminal Justice System
Violent and Serial Crimes
Psychology and Policing
Rehabilitation of Offenders
Statistics and Resource Methodology
Examination Centers : Annual / Semester Examinations
are conducted for all the admitted students every year at different Examination Centres
within the State of Nagaland (Dimapur, Kohima, Wokha) only.
Total Fee : Rs. 24,125
Accordingly, the Application Form duly filled-in along with
four stamp size photographs, copies of certificates and mark
sheets and a Bank Draft for the full fee i.e. Rs. 24,125 in
the name of “The Global Open University, Nagaland” payable
at New Delhi must reach the Admissions Officer, The Global
Open University, Nagaland, The Global Open
University, Sodzulhou Village, P.O. - ARTC, NH-39, Dimapur -
797115 Nagaland by speed post only
Examination Fee : A fee of Rs. 150 per paper is to be
paid before appearing in the Annual Examinations.
Master's Thesis : All students are required to submit
a Master's Thesis at the end of second year.
Assignments : All admitted participants must submit
subjectwise assignments based on the Mini Project Reports to
be prepared by them on a topic related to each of the