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Criminology with Forensic Psychology

Kingston University

12 months
15400 GBP/year
8560 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Criminology with Forensic Psychology programme from Kingston University will introduce you to the complex nature of crime, harm and victimisation, together with an appreciation of the role of criminal justice systems in relation to crime control, protection and the delivery of justice.


This Criminology with Forensic Psychology MA programme enables you to combine two complementary subject areas.

In the forensic psychology component of the programme you will study a range of investigative and legal processes, policing and geographical profiling. You will engage critically with offender profiling and explore the practice of Behavioural Investigative Advice (BIA) in the UK.

This Criminology with Forensic Psychology programme from Kingston University is designed for those who have a social science, socio-legal or policy studies background and who want to develop their knowledge further. The course is open to those who have a good undergraduate degree in a relevant area, and, or, to those whose background is characterised by practitioner experience at an appropriate level in a relevant field.


This course can lead to careers within various areas, working for both public and private organisations. This may include policy making; 

  • offender management
  • multi-agency partnership work
  • security and policing
  • criminological research
  • local and national government

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Investigative and Legal Processes in Forensic Psychology
  • Understanding Crime and Criminal Careers
  • Criminological Research in Practice
  • Punishment: History and Meanings
  • Critical Criminology

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible, applications will close when the course is full.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:2 or above honours degree or equivalent in psychology.
  • Candidates with non-standard qualifications but with relevant experience are welcome to apply.
  • Applicants with prior qualifications and learning may be exempt from appropriate parts of a course in accordance with the University's policy for the assessment of prior learning and prior experiential learning.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15400 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8560 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8560 GBP per year during 12 months.

UK students tuition fees:

  • MSc part time £4,708

International students tuition fees: 

  • MSc part time £8,470

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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