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Master of Forensic Psychology
Master of Forensic Psychology

Master of Forensic Psychology

  • ID:LC440098
  • Level:Master's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

To be admitted to the course you are normally required

  • to have attained at least a second class honours degree in psychology
  • to provide evidence of eligibility for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society (BPS)

English requirements

  • IELTS overall score of 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each element
  • GCSE or O Level English language grade C or above validated in the UK 
  • IGCSE English as a First Language Grade C and the following individual scores: Reading Grade E, Writing Grade E, Speaking and Listening: Speaking Grade D (0522) or 2 (0500), Listening Grade D (0522) or 2 (0500)
  • IGCSE English as a Second Language Grade C and the following individual scores: Reading and Writing: Reading Grade D, Writing Grade D, Oral (Speaking) Grade C (0511) or 2 (0510), Listening Grade A
  • Scottish Certificate of Education Standard Grade English, minimum grade C
  • Scottish Certificate of Education Higher Grade English, minimum grade D
  • Irish Leaving Certificate – Ordinary Level English, minimum grade C
  • Irish Leaving Certificate – Higher Level English, minimum grade D
  • West African Examinations Council School Certificate (WAEC SSCE): Minimum Grade C/6
  • TOEFL iBT - Listening: 17, Reading: 18, Speaking: 20, Writing: 17
  • Pearson PTE - Listening: 59, Reading: 59, Speaking: 59, Writing: 59

Course Information

Supporting the requirements of the British Psychological Society’s Division of Forensic Psychology, this course focuses of developing the expertise and qualities you will need to gain employment at a senior level.

Covering all the main topics and involving advanced study in research methods and professional skills, you will receive stage one training towards becoming a chartered psychologist.

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  • Advanced Research Methods For Forensic Psychology (PSY026-6) Compulsory
  • Criminal Psychology (PSY023-6) Compulsory
  • Dissertation (PSY031-6) Compulsory
  • Forensic Psychology In Practice 1 (PSY028-6) Compulsory
  • Forensic Psychology In Practice 2 (PSY029-6) Compulsory
  • Investigative Psychology (PSY024-6) Compulsory
  • Legal Psychology (PSY025-6) Compulsory
  • Professional Skills For Forensic Psychologists (PSY030-6) Compulsory
  • Victimology (PSY065-6) Compulsory
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Careers for graduates of this course could include prison and probation services, and roles within the NHS. An advanced route to chartership in forensic psychology is another possibility.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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