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M.Sc. On Campus Online

Forensic Psychology

Coventry University

12 months
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16600 GBP/year
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Forensic Psychology at Coventry University is designed for people who are embarking on, or who wish to continue in, a career associated with forensic psychology in a range of settings 

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Overview

The MSc Forensic Psychology course at Coventry University  will provide you with an opportunity to obtain a broad overview of the discipline and relevant settings, so that you can develop a future career trajectory based on your experience of the course curriculum and skills development.

You will have an opportunity to study a range of topics associated with forensic psychology, including offending behaviour and the criminal justice system. You will also explore the theories, research and practice related to intervention with diverse client groups, with a specific focus on violence and sexual offending.

Career prospects 

According to the British Psychological Society, the largest single employer of forensic psychologists in the UK is the HM Prison Service. Psychologists can also be found employed in rehabilitation units, secure hospitals, the Social Services, conducting research in University Departments and working in private consultancy.

There are two stages to becoming a practising Forensic Psychologist and Chartered Member of the BPS; requiring a combination of professional education and practice. In the first instance, you need the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC), followed by an accredited Masters in Forensic Psychology, such as this course (assuming BPS accreditation is approved).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ethical Research and Methods in Forensic Psychology
  • Risk Assessment and Management in Forensic Settings
  • The Legal Process
  • Global Professional Development – Consultancy
  • Dissertation in Forensic Psychology 

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should hold the equivalent of a minimum 2:2 undergraduate degree in Psychology.  
  • Consideration will be given to applicants who hold the equivalent of a minimum of 2:2 undergraduate degrees in Science or Social Sciences, where a minimum of 50% of undergraduate study is in Psychology with evidence of studying curriculum including research methods.    

Tuition Fee

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    16600 GBP/year
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  • National

    10400 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 10400 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Coventry

656 - 1057 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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