BISF 2305 BAC 3217 – FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY.

UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS: 2021/2022
EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREES OF BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN
APPLIED COMPUTING/ BACHELOR OF BUSINESS INFORMATION
TECHNOLOGY
BISF 2305/ BAC 3217: FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY
FULLTIME/ PART TIME/DISTANCE LEARNING
DATE: DECEMBER, 2021 TIME: 2 HOURS
INSTRUCTIONS: QUESTION ONE IS COMPULSORY, CHOOSE TWO OTHER
QUESTIONS

QUESTION ONE (20 Marks) Compulsory
a) Define the following terms: [8 Marks]
i. Forensic
ii. Forensic psychology
iii. Deception
iv. Victim precipitation
b) Describe five different roles of a Forensic Psychologist? In your opinion which is the most
important role. [10 Marks]
c) Who is an eyewitness and how is the testimony of an eyewitness important in psychology
[2 Marks]
QUESTION TWO (15 Marks)
a) Explain the role of Forensic psychology in the Judicial system [6 Marks]
b) Explain what is the relationship between PSYCHOLOGY AND LAW [5 Marks]
c) How do you put your feelings aside to assess patients objectively in forensic
psychology?
[4 Marks]
QUESTION THREE (15 Marks)
a) Write Short Notes on any TWO of the following: [6 Marks]
i. Offender profiling
ii. The Psychology of family violence
iii. Working with offenders
b) Compare and Contrast the 3 theories of crime: [6 Marks]
c) Discuss any three factors that influence crime [3 Marks]
QUESTION FOUR (15 Marks)
a) Describe any four major areas identified as relevant to the field of cyberpsychology
[8 Marks]
b) Describe the cybersecurity risk assessment process [7
Marks]

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