You will cover topics such as psychology applied to legal and investigative processes, forensic risk assessment, offending behaviour interventions, research methods, and personality disorders.
Teaching will comprise a blend of face-to-face and online delivery, and will be based on case examples from forensic and clinical practice.
On completion of the Forensic Psychology and Mental Health course from The University of Manchester , you will demonstrate a number of competencies and have enhanced knowledge and skills including:
- a systematic and critical awareness of current knowledge, theory and evidence base relevant to the discipline of forensic psychology;
- a comprehensive understanding of relevant ethical, legal and professional practice frameworks;
- a critical awareness of current psychological approaches to the understanding of the development and treatment of offending behaviour and mental health conditions;
- appreciation of approaches to working with different client groups in forensic practice (eg victims of crime, offenders, professional groups, organisations);
- advanced research skills to develop and implement a forensic-related research project.
- Each unit enables you to develop a range of core and transferable skills central to the role of a forensic/practitioner psychologist. The course promotes the development of critical thinking and student engagement.
Career opportunititesForensic psychologists work across all agencies within the criminal justice system, primarily in prison and probation services, secure hospitals, the police and the courts. These agencies and organisations will be your primary employers if you graduate from this MSc.
- Psychology Applied to Investigative and Legal Processes
- Offending Behaviour Interventions
- Personality Disorder Assessment and Intervention (FP)
- Clinical Risk Assessment, Formulation and Management (FP)
- Dissertation (Forensic Psychology)
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesPsychology Educational Psychology Clinical Psychology View 856 other Masters in Psychology in United Kingdom
- evidence of attaining a minimum of an Upper Second across all BSc research methods taught units and the dissertation;an understanding of forensic psychology via your personal statement.ideally, you should have some relevant voluntary or paid experience involving forensic settings/forensic clients, eg working with offenders/people at risk of offending, victims, or observation of criminal courtroom proceedings.
International23000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 23000 GBP per year during 12 months.
National11000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 11000 GBP per year during 12 months.
- UK students (per annum): £5,500
- International, including EU, students (per annum): £11,500
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