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Take a first step towards a career in forensic psychology settings on this BPS accredited Applied Forensic Psychology with Counselling course at University of Bath, with a compulsory placement and focus on counselling skills.

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Overview

This Applied Forensic Psychology with Counselling  degree at University of Bath  provides the background psychological knowledge, professional skills and relevant experience you need to move confidently into working psychologically within the legal, criminal and civil justice systems.

You will gain up-to-date knowledge of psychological theory and practices, and develop the insights and skills to carry out research and development projects in forensic services, looking at governance, ethical, organisational issues.

You will also be introduced to the foundation skills of forensic psychology practice and spend time developing basic skills in counselling that can be applied in a variety of forensic settings.

The counselling element of the course, and a year-long placement, will help you acquire skills and experience which, compared with other forensic psychology courses, can greatly enhance your employability prospects.

Graduate prospects

Thanks to the skills and relevant experience you gain, you will be well placed to secure work in NHS forensic services, probation and prison service, or voluntary sector organisations.

This course is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and is the first step to becoming a forensic psychologist. Successful completion of this course fulfils Stage 1 of the requirements towards Chartered Membership of the Society and full membership of the Division of Forensic Psychology.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of forensic psychology
  • Advanced research methods for applied psychology
  • Assessment and formulation
  • Counselling skills for forensic psychology
  • Working with offenders and victims

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 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

  • You should have a bachelor's honours degree or international equivalent, typically a 2:1 or above. You should have also achieved a good mark in your dissertation, typically a 2:1 mark or above.

  • To apply for this course you should have an undergraduate degree in psychology.
  • Your degree must be recognised by the British Psychological Society (BPS) as providing Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC).
  • If you do not have an undergraduate degree in psychology, we will consider applicants who have successfully completed a BPS accredited Masters conversion degree.
  • We may make an offer on a lower grade if you can provide evidence of your suitability for the degree.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24600 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    11200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11200 GBP per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Bath

808 - 1228 GBP /month
Living costs

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

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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