Profiling & Psychology of Terrorism
King's College London
Area of Study
Anthropology, Intelligence Studies, International Politics, International Studies, Psychology, Sociology
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4.5 - 6
Hours & Credits
OverviewModule descriptionTerrorism is a dynamic phenomenon that has drastically altered in nature and strength over the years. With a focus on extreme individuals and groups, this module will provide an understanding on the history and practise of criminal profiling.In this module you will analyse the psychology and profiles and different terrorist groups, individuals and leaders, whilst also examining interesting case studies and work of psychologists, investigators and criminal profilers across the globe.With so much to explore in the world of psychology of terrorism, this is a fantastic opportunity to get into the minds and operations of extreme individuals and groups. You?ll not only explore their conduct and attitudes, but also your own motivations and behaviour.Teaching patternLecturesSeminars and TutorialsGuest LecturesFilm ScreeningsLondon walks and visits to key institutionsPrivate studyModule assessmentOne essay of 3500 words (100%)
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