Research course

Doctorate in Applied Forensic Psychology (D. Foren. Psy.)

Cardiff Metropolitan University · Cardiff School of Sport and Health Sciences

Entry requirements

Applicants are required to be registered as a Forensic Psychologist with the HCPC and will have completed a HCPC approved route to qualification.

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Months of entry


Course content

The Doctorate in Applied Forensic Psychology is a 'top-up' designed for qualified Forensic Psychologists who would like to undertake an applied research project in an area related to the field of forensic psychology.

Information for international students

Students whose first language is not English will need to provide evidence of fluency to at least an IELTS 7.0 standard or equivalent. For full details about how to apply and English Language qualifications please visit the International pages on the website.

Fees and funding

As a postgraduate, research or part-time student, the tuition fees you are charged will depend on the course you choose to study. Full information is available on our website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • DFin
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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