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Legal and Forensic Psychology

University of California, Irvine (UCI)

24 months
33138 USD/year
33138 USD/year
18036 USD/year
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The Legal and Forensic Psychology program of the University of California, Irvine (UCI) will focus on the intersection of psychology and legal issues, with an emphasis on the use of psychological principles, theories, and research to better understand legal processes and systems.

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About the Program

One of the strengths of the Legal and Forensic Psychology program of the University of California, Irvine (UCI) is its promotion of interdisciplinary learning. Students will be immersed in an interdisciplinary field devoted to advancing scholarship, testing theories, and engaging in public service relevant to individual-level participation and experiences in legal contexts. Degree recipients will enjoy a wide range of career opportunities in academic settings, research and policy institutes, government agencies, and a variety of public and private sector organizations and agencies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Quantitative Methods
  • Psychology & Law
  • Forensic Assessment
  • Legal Reasoning
  • Children and the Law
  • Violence and Psychopathology

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


52 alternative credits



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General requirements

  • Undergraduate preparation for admission entails a B.A. or B.S. degree from a fully accredited academic institution
  • A Minimum overall grade point average of 3.0 in undergraduate academic course work;
  • Three confidential letters of recommendation;
  • A Statement of Purpose (describing the applicant’s goals in seeking the Master’s degree and academic/research background and interests);
  • A Personal History Statement (describing the applicant's personal background. Only required for U.S. citizens and legal permanent U.S. residents)
  • A resume or CV (noting relevant work/academic experiences).

Tuition Fee

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    33138 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 33138 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    33138 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33138 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    18036 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18036 USD per year during 24 months.


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