Master On Campus

Psychology (Forensic)

University of New South Wales

24 months
44550 AUD/year
31800 AUD/year
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Over two years of the Psychology (Forensic) program from University of New South Wales, you will study courses that cover psychological assessment, intervention in and applications of forensic psychology, professional and ethical practice, and law for psychologists. 


Forensic psychology involves the intersection of psychology and law. This program is primarily taught by the School of Psychology, with input from the School of Law.In addition to the coursework you will complete a research thesis, in the form of a scholarly journal article, on a topic relevant to forensic psychology. After completing a further two years of full-time equivalent supervised practice, graduates of the Master program are eligible to apply for full membership and endorsement as a Forensic Psychologist.

Why choose this Psychology (Forensic) program from University of New South Wales?

If you intend to become qualified as a forensic psychologist, this well-respected and cross-disciplinary degree is your pathway to accreditation.

Who should choose this degree?

Students who have completed an accredited four-year degree in psychology, including a research thesis, choose this degree to progress to practise as a forensic psychologist.

Career opportunities

  • Psychologist
  • Forensic psychologist
  • Policy

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Thesis
  • Forensic Interventions 2
  • Assessment in Forensic Psychology
  • Professional and Ethical Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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General requirements

CRICOS Code: 028068E

  • The minimum entrance requirement is completion of an accredited four-year, or three-year plus a fourth year, APAC-accredited sequence in psychology, including a major research thesis, completed within the last 10 years with Honours Class 1 (85%), or Upper Second Class Honours (75%) or their equivalents.Psychology qualifications from overseas must include a major research thesis/project and must be assessed by the Australian Psychological Society (APS) as comparable to a four-year APAC-accredited sequence of study in psychology completed in Australia.

Tuition Fee

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    44550 AUD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 44550 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    31800 AUD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 31800 AUD per year during 24 months.


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