Taught course

Forensic Psychology

Middlesex University London · School of Health and Education

Entry requirements

  • We normally require a second class honours degree 2:1 or above in Psychology conferring GBC/GBR and relevant experience
  • You must have the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership, GBC, with the British Psychological Society, or the previous version: the Graduate Basis for Registration, GBR
  • Information and advice about GBC are available from the BPS website.
Further requirements

Applicants for MSc Forensic Psychology will not be required to do DBS at the admissions stage and may need to do DBS check later. The Programme leader will advise the applicants if and when required.

Months of entry


Course content

Forensic psychology is one of the fastest growing areas of employment for psychology graduates. Our Masters course is accredited by The British Psychological Society (BPS) and the syllabus includes the academic material that you will need if you wish to become a chartered member of the British Psychological Society and a full member of the Division of Forensic Psychology. Successful completion of the Masters will provide the academic component required to enrol in the BPS Qualification in Forensic Psychology (Stage 2).

Scholarly work is organised around psychological, legal and criminological concepts relevant to contemporary social issues and organisations. With a strong grounding in ethics, human rights, professional practice and research, our training will aid subsequent professional practice.

Based at our Hendon Campus in London, you will be benefitting from the experience of our dedicated and enthusiastic staff, and you will have access to some of the best and most up-to-date specialist postgraduate computer, laboratory and library study facilities for teaching and research in the UK.

Professional accreditation
As a British Psychological Society accredited course, successful completion of this MSc will allow the student exemption from Stage One of the BPS Qualification in Forensic Psychology.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

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