M.Sc. On Campus

Clinical Forensic Psychology and Victimology

University of Groningen

12 months
15900 EUR/year
2168 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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If you are intrigued by questions about the psychology of violence and crime, and you are not satisfied with easy answers, consider entering the Master's degree programme 'Clinical Forensic Psychology and Victimology' from University of Groningen. 


In this Clinical Forensic Psychology and Victimology programme at University of Groningen we aim to understand acts of violence and crime from both the victims' and the offenders' perspective.

You will gain a theoretical insight into the correlates of violence and crime and their consequences. Moreover you will acquire practical skills to enable you to assess and intervene in both offender and victim contexts. 

Our unique integrative approach aims to highlight the many psychological nuances between the black-and-white of the victim and offender dichotomy.

Job prospects

  • The programme gives you the knowledge and skills to obtain a position in the field of: (forensic) mental health care, penitentiary institutions, victim support services, offender-victim mediation, educational settings, social work, crime prevention.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Crime and Psychological Vulnerability
  • Repeated Measures
  • Capita Selecta Experimental approaches in Clinical Psychology and Victimology 
  • Capita Selecta Interventions in Clinical Forensic Psychology & Victimology 
  • Capita Selecta ​Risk assessment and threat analysis 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Non-native English speakers must provide evidence of satisfactory results for one of the standard tests. 
  • To be eligible for admission to this master, you need to hold a Bachelor's degree in Psychology (or with a strong focus on Psychology) from a research university, based on wide psychological knowledge and skills, as well advanced statistical and methodological knowledge and skills. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15900 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2168 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2168 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Groningen

750 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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