Taught course

Forensic and Criminal Psychology

Institution
University of Derby · Department of Criminology and Social Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

You will need a British Psychological Society (BPS) recognised undergraduate degree (minimum 2.1) in Psychology (or equivalent) that confers Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) of the Society.

Those whose qualification does not confer GBC may also apply and an undergraduate degree (minimum 2.1) is similarly required. However, to be eligible for Chartered Membership (CPsychol) of the Society and full membership of the Division of Forensic Psychology (DFP), the GBC is a requirement.

Months of entry

September

Course content

  • Take the next step in your academic and professional career: this course is ideal if you are a psychology graduate with Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership of the British Psychological Society
  • Choose a programme which offers a compelling blend of academic studies, research and practical experience
  • Learn from a teaching team made up of forensic practitioners and academics with considerable experience of working with offenders and victims in a range of forensic contexts
  • Benefit from a supportive and dynamic research environment where you will have the chance to pursue your own professional interests
  • Gain vital practical insights, including potential opportunities for real life experience within a related field
  • Broaden your professional options: this qualification is valuable for careers in a range of settings including prisons, secure units, hospitals, mental health services, police, probation services, courts, community organisations, charities and social enterprises
  • Build an excellent platform if you want to progress to PhD research

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Karin Spenser
Email
K.Spenser@derby.ac.uk