Taught course

Forensic Psychology

Institution
Royal Holloway, University of London · Department of Law
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A 2:1 UK Honours or equivalent in Psychology or any Psychology joint degree accredited by the British Psychological Society.

Applicants should have relevant practical experience and/or a relevant dissertation, project or other relevant research experience.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our Forensic Psychology Masters degree is jointly delivered by the School of Law and the Department of Psychology. By choosing this course at Royal Holloway you will be trained in the research-practitioner model for careers either in forensic psychology or applied psychology, and gain transferable skills that provide a valuable basis for careers in a wide range for fields. This course is accredited by the British Psycological Society.

A solid foundation in scientific research methods is developed so that you can design, conduct and analyse empirical psychological research. Teaching will be provided by academics from Psychology, Criminology and Law which will enable you develop skills in integrating concepts and communicating on multidisciplinary levels. You will be trained in qualitative and quantitative methods and in ethical issues relating to research and practice.

Our balanced approach to research and teaching guarantees high quality teaching from both research and practice-led internal and external professionals, cutting edge materials and intellectually challenging debates. You will receive individual attention to enhance your personal and professional development.

On graduating you will have the foundation level knowledge to work towards becoming a qualified Forensic Psychologist and the understanding of the necessary interrelationship between scientific research and forensic psychological practice.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Professor Matthew Humphreys
Email
matthew.humphreys@royalholloway.ac.uk