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Forensic Psychology

University of Roehampton

12 months
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15352 GBP/year
8427 GBP/year
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The Forensic Psychology programme at the University of Roehampton offers an exciting opportunity to study forensic psychology within a department with an established expertise in a range of therapeutic skills and therapies. It is especially designed to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of practical skills and the latest research in preparation for a career in the forensic field. 

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Overview

Key facts:

  • The Forensic Psychology programme at the University of Roehampton will introduce you to the key theoretical concepts and practical approaches relevant to the legal and criminal justice system. The core philosophy of the course is to promote an understanding of the role of forensic psychologists in various forensic settings, whilst preparing you for a rewarding career or doctoral study in the field of forensic psychology. 
  • You will be taught by leading experts in the field who are chartered psychologists and HCPC registered Forensic Psychologists to learn about the latest developments in the field of Forensic Psychology. You will develop knowledge of contemporary psychological theories of understanding crime. You will be encouraged to develop the ability to critically evaluate research, start thinking reflectively and communicate the knowledge you acquired to a wider, multidisciplinary, audience.
  • From an investigative standpoint, you will develop a strong scientific understanding of the current theories of aetiology of criminal behaviour and the assessment of risk. You will gain an understanding of evidence for legal aspects in consideration for court cases, and sentencing and parole boards. You will be encouraged to think critically about methodological challenges and limitations arising from these topics. You will also learn how to appropriately conduct and disseminate your own research in preparation for the doctoral level, if you decide to pursue your studies further. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Understanding Criminal Behaviour
  • Assessment and Consultancy Provision
  • Forensic Psychological Interventions
  • Criminal Justice System Framework
  • Forensic Mental Health
  • Research Methods Skills
  • Masters Research Project

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • International students: you will need to apply for a student visa to study in the UK. Please check the university website for fixed deadlines.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

Specific entry requirements:

  • Applicants are required to hold an upper second class honours degree (or recognised equivalent qualification).
  • Applicants should have a degree in psychology or from a similar subject area (e.g. Criminology).
  • Applicants whose degree is not accredited by the British Psychological Society (some psychology degrees and degrees from other disciplines) will be required to complete a conversion programme at the end of the MSc if they wish to complete further training as a Forensic Psychologist.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15352 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 15352 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8427 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8427 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • £8,427 - full-time EU

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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