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Applied Psychology (Forensic Psychology Stream)

Saint Mary's University

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
Duration
14596 CAD/year
6591 CAD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Applied Psychology (Forensic Psychology Stream) at Saint Mary's University offers training in a vibrant research-active atmosphere, with a scientist-practitioner approach to the scientific study of human behaviour in the justice system. Forensic psychology focuses on researching aspects of human behaviour directly related to the legal process and applying this knowledge to the legal process.

Overview

Graduates of the Applied Psychology (Forensic Psychology Stream) program from Saint Mary's University will leave equipped with skills for either applied work in the justice system or for further PhD-level studies in Forensic Psychology. 

Faculty will offer a variety of courses, including Forensic Tests and Measurement, Correctional Psychology, and the latest developments in research methods. Our students will apply their learning during a practicum in the field, and through teaching and research assistantships. Students will also conduct and defend their own original research through their Master’s thesis.

By completing an MSc in Applied Psychology (Forensic Psychology) at Saint Mary's University you will:

  • Know how to develop and evaluate forensic psychological measurement tools.
  • Know how to administer and interpret standardized risk assessment instruments.
  • Understand ethical and professional issues in applied forensic psychology.
  • Understand how forensic psychologists interact with the justice system, including forensic hospitals, lawenforcement agencies, and correctional institutions.
  • Develop and apply organizationally relevant research skills including program evaluations.
  • Learn about conducting applied forensic research from initial conceptualization of the project to dissemination of research findings.
  • Learn about conducting applied forensic research from initial conceptualization of the project to dissemination ofresearch findings.
  • Conduct and interpret powerful statistical analyses that are used to test research hypotheses.
  • Obtain valuable practicum experience in a forensic psychology context.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Ethics and Professional Practice
  • Correctional Psychology
  • Justice Field Experience
  • Forensic Tests and Measurement
  • Psychology and Law

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
80
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
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Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
80
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
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • An honours degree in Psychology (or equivalent)
  • Academic transcript, personal statement, CV, three academic letters of reference, GRE scores (verbal, quantitative, analytical)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14596 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14596 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    6591 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6591 CAD per year and a duration of 24 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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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