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.
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- Ethics and Professional Practice
- Correctional Psychology
- Justice Field Experience
- Forensic Tests and Measurement
- Psychology and Law
- 24 months
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DisciplinesPsychology Forensic Science View 3 other Masters in Forensic Science in Canada
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- An honours degree in Psychology (or equivalent)
- Academic transcript, personal statement, CV, three academic letters of reference, GRE scores (verbal, quantitative, analytical)
International14596 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 14596 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
National6591 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 6591 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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