12 months
16000 GBP/year
10000 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Forensic Psychology from University of Roehampton offers an exciting opportunity to study forensic psychology within a School 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.  


Forensic Psychology from 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.  


Once you’ve successfully graduated from the programme, you can continue your training to becoming a Chartered Forensic Psychologist. You could then go onto work in prison and probation services, rehabilitation units, secure hospitals, and social services. 

The skills and knowledge you develop can also lead you to a successful career in: 

  • The NHS or private sector healthcare 
  • Civil Service, including the Home Office, Ministry of Justice, the police or the courts and justice system 
  • Education and research within universities. 

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


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • National students deadlines - 28 September
  • If you are an international student, you should apply as soon as possible.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should usually hold a second-class honours degree (certain programmes may require a 2:1) from a recognised British or overseas university. 
  • Language requirements
  • GCSE
  • International Baccalaureate
  • European Baccalaureate English

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16000 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 16000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10000 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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