Taught course

Investigative Forensic Psychology

Institution
Bournemouth University · Faculty of Science and Technology
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in any subject, or equivalent..

Months of entry

September

Course content

Why study MSc Investigative Forensic Psychology at BU?

  • Learn about the underlying theories regarding the psychology of investigations and consider areas such as how face-processing can assist identification of individuals
  • Explore different offence types – sexual offending, murder and violent crime, group offending, and different forms of cyber-crime
  • Investigate and scrutinise violent mocked-up crime scenes to provide investigative evidence and learn how to present expert witness testimony in a mock court
  • Evaluate victims, witnesses, suspects and offenders as well as the environment, geography and time to create fieldwork and case studies based on real experiences
  • Benefit from the expert knowledge of our academics and guest speakers, including the Course Leader Dr Terri Cole who shares her extensive experience as a behavioural investigative adviser and serious crime analyst
  • Develop transferable skills like writing grant proposals and how to publish research as well as working closely with a member of staff for your research topic, perhaps linked to your future career aspirations. 

Superb facilities

You will have access to our superb facilities, including an on-campus crime scene training centre, mock courtrooms and psychology testing suites with the latest eye-tracking and face-processing equipment.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.5 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component of writing, speaking, listening and reading or equivalent.

Fees and funding

UK students
£8,750
International students
£14,750

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Future Students Enquiry Team
Email
futurestudents@bournemouth.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1202 961 916