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M.Sc. On Campus

Forensic Psychology

Glasgow Caledonian University

12 months
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13500 GBP/year
6000 GBP/year
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Accredited by the British Psychological Society and designed for graduates with a psychology degree, the Forensic Psychology degree from Glasgow Caledonian University is your next step towards chartered status and membership in the Division of Forensic Psychology.

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Overview

The parallel MSc Psychology in Forensic Settings offers professionals from different, related backgrounds the opportunity to undertake training across the same subject areas, but it does not lead to an externally accredited psychology qualification.

This Forensic Psychology degree from Glasgow Caledonian University draws on expertise within academia and GCU’s strong link with active practitioners to give you thorough and relevant training in the field – including instruction in the psychological, forensic, criminal and legal issues that will inform and influence your future career.

You’ll learn to adopt an independent, analytical and evaluative approach to forensic psychology – and become a part of our thriving and diverse academic community. Here, you’ll be encouraged to build a future that truly serves the common good, whether you’re helping detect and treat offenders or advising on staff and services development across a wide range of fields.

Graduate prospects

GCU is known for world-class education, with a global reputation and top 5% ranking that will help you compete for a variety of positions in the field of forensic psychology. 

You might choose a role in the public sector working in the courts, law enforcement and prisons, hospitals or mental health and social work; pursue a speciality in a commercial setting or continue your academic career.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Psychology of Criminal Behaviour
  • Psychology and the Legal Process
  • Analytical Methods
  • Working in Forensic Settings
  • Psychological Assessment
  • Psychological Intervention
  • Vulnerable Groups in Forensic Settings
  • Principals of Forensic Practice
  • Advanced Research in Applied Psychology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • UK honours degree 2:1 (or equivalent) in psychology that meets British Psychological Society (BPS) standards for the Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC) plus a minimum six months relevant work experience in a forensic setting.
  • Shortlisted applicants will be invited for interview. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13500 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    6000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6000 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

RUK: £6,000

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 GBP /month
Living costs

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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.

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