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Forensic Psychology

Coventry University
Coventry, Great Britain
Full-time
€12,413.55total
 1241 Points
Duration
1 Year
Language
English

Program Description

Accredited by the British Psychological Society, this course is designed to provide you with a thorough grounding in the theory, themes, issues and practical skills we consider to be central to forensic psychology.

It is part of a suite of courses in the field of forensic psychology at Coventry University, which also includes MSc Forensic Psychology and Mental Health (campus based and online versions) and an online MSc in Forensic Psychology.

The course has been designed to cover the British Psychological Society’s Division of Forensic Psychology's (DFP) core curriculum, which includes foundational topics such as the theoretical basis of forensic psychology across a range of settings and risk assessments associated with forensic psychology.

Our current staff for this course have over 100 years’ worth of combined, varied professional psychological experience, either as British Psychological Society Chartered/Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) Registered Members themselves, and/or as active researchers. Please note staff may be subject to change.

Entry Requirements

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Education
Bachelor's Degree
6
or
Degree from State Technical Institute
6
English Level
IELTS
6.5
Notes:

Information about requirements:

  • You should hold the equivalent of a minimum 2:2 undergraduate degree in Psychology.

More requirements:

  • Academic transcripts

Other accepted qualifications:

  • 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.

Other accepted English qualifications and information:

  • SELT
  • Cambridge Pre-U
  • If you don't meet the English language requirements, you can achieve the level you need by successfully completing a pre-sessional English programme before you start your course.

Curriculum

Modules

Ethical Research and Methods in Forensic Psychology 

Dissertation in Forensic Psychology

Risk Assessment and Management in Forensic Settings 

The Legal Process

Global Professional Development – Consultancy

Pathway Mandatory Modules

Offending Behaviour and the Criminal Justice System 

Intervention across different Client Groups 

Professional Practice in Forensic Psychology

Careers

By successfully completing this course in Forensic Psychology, you will be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills that are relevant across the criminal justice system in a variety of roles, including:

  • crime scene analyst
  • trainee forensic psychologist
  • trainee clinical psychologist
  • behavioural investigative advisor
  • lecturer in forensic psychology
  • Home Office
  • local government or police researcher
  • police officer
  • youth offending team worker or probation officer

Some of our previous MSc Forensic Psychology graduates have gone on to further study, or into Stage 2 of the BPS Qualification in Forensic Psychology.

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