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Legal and Criminological Psychology

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
10500 GBP/year
5040 GBP/year
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About

If you have a background in psychology, sociology or criminology, the Legal and Criminological Psychology MSc course from the University of Cumbria is ideal for gaining deeper insight into Legal and Criminological Psychology. You'll develop a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of a broad range of topics in forensic settings.

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Overview

We will look at ways to work with prison populations, explore the criminal justice system and you'll have the chance to examine practice and research from theoretical perspectives. To learn more about how Legal and Criminological Psychology affects our lives, sign up for the Legal and Criminological Psychology MSc programme from the University of Cumbria !

Graduate destinations

There are a wide range of careers this degree will be useful for. You could work with the National Crime Agency, prison drug services, the probation service and offender management. Your degree will be well suited for working with victims of domestic violence, as a mentor for young people coming out of prison, and youth offending organisations.

You may also wish to continue your academic career by undertaking a PhD in either criminology or psychology.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Research Skills and Methods
  • Professional Values and Ethics
  • Dissertation
  • Forensic psychology, Offending Behaviour and the Criminal Justice System
  • Settings in Forensic Psychology
  • Working with Specialist Populations in Forensic Psychology Settings

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

 There is no official closing date but we would encourage you to apply as early as possible, as many courses are competitive.

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants need an honours degree at 2:2 or above in Psychology or Social Science.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5040 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5040 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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.

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