A British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited degree in Psychology, at a minimum of 2:2 level.
Months of entry
This postgraduate qualification will give you the opportunity to understand how psychology is applied within forensic settings and will place you in a great position to pursue a career within the legal/criminal justice systems. The course focuses on the key themes, theory and practical skills that are relevant to understanding criminal behaviour and working with forensic clients at different stages of the criminal justice process.
- Develop the knowledge and skills needed for a variety of forensic roles/career pathways
- Learn about work carried out by Forensic Psychologists within applied settings and about different psychological approaches to current issues in forensic psychology
- Undertake independent empirical investigations in the field of forensic psychology
- There is a strong emphasis on the development of theory, research and practice links. Ensuring your practice is underpinned by effective theoretical and research foundations, whilst also being responsive to current and contemporary developments in the field of forensic psychology
Information for international students
International students must hold a qualification that is equivalent to the requirement above (i.e. the degree must be approved by the BPS as conferring eligibility for GBC – as detailed in the graduate membership scheme) and must also achieve a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 for entry to the programme.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- part time24-72 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
- Distance learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions Office
- 01905 855111