Taught course

Forensic Psychology

Institution
Glasgow Caledonian University · Department of Life Sciences
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

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

September

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

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

PGDip

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

PGCert

full time
12 months
part time
12 months

Assessment

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

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
postgraduate@gcu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)141 331 8640
Fax
+44 (0)141 331 8676