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Forensic Mental Health

King's College London

12 months
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31350 GBP/year
10500 GBP/year
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About

The Forensic Mental Health course at King's College London is designed for students with a clinical or academic interest in the complex relationship between mental disorders and criminal behaviour. You will be taught by a multi-disciplinary team of clinical academics.

Overview

Our Forensic Mental Health course at King's College London aims to equip you with the knowledge and advanced skills necessary for a career that will involve clinical and/or research work with mentally disordered offenders.

Key benefits

  • Focus on the neuroscientific understanding of the development of prosocial and antisocial behaviours across the lifespan
  • Critically examine forensic practice across the criminal justice system, including prisons, secure forensic hospital settings, and community services
  • Develop the skills required to critically evaluate new research and to establish evidence-based clinical services
  • Build an inter-disciplinary understanding of this complex field

Career prospects

  • PhD programmes
  • Forensic or clinical psychology training
  • Research assistants or assistant psychologists
  • Expert forensic clinicians
  • Police graduate schemes

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Prosocial & Antisocial Behaviours Across the Lifespan
  • Specialist Forensic Services: Assessment, Treatment & Development
  • Forensic Mental Health Practice in the Criminal Justice System: Legal & Investigative Processes
  • Research Methodology & Statistics A
  • Dissertation Forensic Mental Health

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should have, or be predicted to achieve, a high 2:1 honours degree (minimum) or the equivalent, including an introduction to empirical research, in a relevant subject, e.g. psychology, neuroscience, criminology, psychiatry, mental health nursing or occupational therapy.
  • Non-graduates (e.g. nurses with a Diploma) will be asked to provide evidence of their capacity to study at postgraduate level and will be expected to have considerable relevant work experience since qualifying.
  • All teaching is conducted in English and it is therefore essential that students have a sufficient command of the language. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31350 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 31350 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part time 

  • Home/UK fees: £5,250 per year 
  • Overseas fees: £15,675 per year 

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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