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We’ve all done it. I don’t mean we’ve all become serial killers. What I mean is that we’ve all wondered what goes on in the mind of someone who to others invariably appears completely normal and nonthreatening nonetheless decides to kill another human being. And then repeats the process again and again.

This fascinating course may give you some peace. It may not. In any event, once you’ve completed it, you should have gained a tiny insight into a very complex and disturbing area of human psychology.


Course Outline

While nobody can categorically determine WHY serial killers do what they do, enough have been captured, analysed and interviewed over the years for academics, criminologists and psychologists to make a reasoned guess as to what their motivation was.

It will always be a guess. But as with anything, if you can study a large enough sample, patterns begin to emerge. It’s just so with serial killers.

This incredibly insightful course takes you through several aspects of what makes up the mind and personality of a person who repeatedly kills. You explore who murderers are; the truth is often both surprising and frightening. You learn about what happens to them in the years before they set off on their inhuman journeys.

You’re presented with various theories and testimony relating to the process the killer uses when selecting and executing (poor choice of words) the “kill”.

The course also explores the concept of female serial killers; something that has until relatively recently almost been ignored. Then there are “buddies” who team up to carry out murders in a coordinated way. Finally, you undertake an exploration of a sinister new “trend” – the emergence of so-called “health care” killers.

The course helps you explore the possibility or belief that perhaps serial killers can be “fixed”. You decide. Make your own mind up.

Enrol today to find out about this fascinating but chilling subject. It’s best to study with the light on…

£35 deposit: remaining balance at the end of the month

Enrol for £35 deposit and remaining balance at the end of the month. Pay your deposit today get your course tomorrow!

Reduced fee of £259

£259 – all inclusive

Pay by 3 monthly instalments of £259 (approx)

£86 deposit followed by £86 for the next two months

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Once the enrolment process has been completed you will receive your introductory pack and login details to access your course textbooks, your tutor profile and their contact details.

We look forward to welcoming you as a student of the college and feel sure you will enjoy studying with us.

Key points for this course:
  • This is a fully supported home study course supported by your own tutor
  • Your enrolment fee covers absolutely everything – there will be nothing more to pay after you have enrolled, there are no hidden fees
  • You have 12 months to complete your course
  • You may enrol at any time of the year
  • Access available within 24 hours
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If you are not happy with your course simply return it within 14 days and we will refund your fees in full.

All students enrolled on a course with Cambridge Open College receive access to our online student community (I Learn It Easy) where you can submit your work, contact your tutor, and interact with other students. We have prepared a short video below to highlight the benefits to you.

Understanding the Mind of a Serial Killer


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