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Forensic and Investigative Psychology

12 months
Duration
14450 GBP/year
7800 GBP/year
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About

The Forensic and Investigative Psychology programme offered by the University of Wolverhampton is designed to develop an applied psychological knowledge base relevant to the domain of Forensic and Investigative Psychology, underpinned by theory and empirical research (including research methodology relevant to the course).

Overview

The course combines contemporary and traditional approaches to psychology, law and criminal behaviours, and includes topics of particular relevance to the 21st century and beyond such as cybercrime and deviance, human trafficking and modern day slavery, decision-making, and the use and collection of ‘big data’ and surveillance information.

You will be introduced to a range of contemporary psychological theories and empirical research relevant to Forensic and Investigative Psychology, including ethics, applied memory and cognition, decision-making, investigative practice, cybercrime, theories of crime, and deception.

Career opportunities

On completion of the MSc in Forensic and Investigative Psychology programme offered by the University of Wolverhampton, graduates will be able to offer a broad range of knowledge and associated skill sets, which will support them to work across a number of sectors, including (but not confined to):

  • Consultancy
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Home Office
  • Data collection and analysis domains
  • Police service
  • Border Agency
  • Security services/agencies
  • Recruitment
  • Psychological assessment developers
  • Academic fields
  • Prison service
  • Charities

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Conducting and Interpreting Research 
  • Research Project
  • Psychology of Criminal Behaviour
  • Victimology & Witness Psychology 
  • Investigative Psychology 
  • Cybercrime

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Direct applications can be made any time prior to the course start date but we will need sufficient time to process it.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 or higher in a Psychology or relevant cognate science degree (e.g. computer science, information science)
  • Applicants who do not hold a BPS accredited Psychology degree at 2:1 or higher will be required to attend an interview to ascertain suitability for the course’
  • SKYPE interviews are available

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14450 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7800 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part time 

  • Home: £3998 per year

Living costs for Wolverhampton

550 - 900 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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