Taught course

Forensic Psychology

Glasgow Caledonian University · Department of Life Sciences

Entry requirements

UK Honours degree 2:1 (or equivalent) in psychology recognised by the BPS as providing the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC), and relevant work experience. Applicants without GBC, who have other relevant qualifications or experience, may be admitted to our parallel programme MSc Psychology in Forensic Settings.

Months of entry


Course content

The MSc Forensic Psychology is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and is aimed at graduates with a psychology degree. It provides an important step towards professional practice and chartered status in this field.

The parallel MSc Psychology in Forensic Settings offers professionals from different, related backgrounds, the opportunity to undertake training across the same subject areas but does not lead to an externally accredited psychology qualification.

Information for international students

IELTS score of at least 7.0 with no single element below 6.5 or equivalent if English is not the first language Scholarships may be available

Fees and funding

Tuition fees need to be paid to the university however some students are eligible for tuition fee support. The fees and financial support that are relevant to you depend on where you lived before coming to university.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months


full time
12 months
part time
24 months


full time
12 months
part time
12 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations1
Written coursework / continuous assessment66
Dissertation33 (12000 words)

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
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