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.
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.
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- 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
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- 12 months
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- 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.
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International13500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13500 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
National6000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6000 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.