The MSc will take you between two and two and half years of full-time study or up to four years part time. In the first year of your MSc you'll take several courses related to your specialist subject area. During your studies you might also author publications for peer-reviewed journals.
To do an Forensic Psychology MSc from Victoria University of Wellington you'll need a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate field, with an average grade of B+ or higher in your subject area. You may also be able to qualify for entry if you have appropriate work or other experience.
Study for a PhD
If you do well in your Master's degree, and show an aptitude for advanced research, you'll be able to apply to do a PhD.
You’ll work under supervision to produce original research that makes a significant contribution to knowledge. Full-time candidates usually complete the degree within three to four years. You’ll carry out original and sustained research under supervision from world-class academics in the Wellington Faculty of Science.
- Forensic Psychology Fieldwork
- Theories of Violent Offending
- Directed Individual Study
- 15 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesPsychology Forensic Science View 3 other Masters in Forensic Science in New Zealand
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in relevant subject.
You may also be required to demonstrate your proficiency in English.
International18534 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 23168 USD for the full programme and a duration of 15 months.
National5098 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 6373 USD for the full programme and a duration of 15 months.
Estimated international : NZ$36,100 for the full programme
Estimated domestic : NZ$9,931 for the full programme
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.