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Full time & Part time September MSc 1 year full time, 2 years part time
Psychology (31)

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Unleash your potential with the MSc in Forensic and Investigative Psychology, accredited by the British Psychological Society. This programme is tailored to nurture your expertise in forensic psychology, equipping you with the skills to excel as a Registered/Chartered Forensic Psychologist or investigative practitioner. Delve into a curriculum that blends theory with practical application, under the guidance of esteemed professionals from various disciplines. From Forensic Assessment to Investigative Psychology, the seven core modules offer a comprehensive understanding of criminality and offender treatment. Embrace the opportunity to conduct your own research project, honing your investigative skills. With a strong emphasis on professional development and practical training, this course ensures you graduate with the confidence and proficiency sought after by employers in the field. Whether you hold a 2:1 BPS accredited Psychology degree or relevant experience, this programme paves the way for a rewarding career in forensic psychology. Join us and unlock a world of possibilities in the realm of forensic and investigative psychology.

About the course

This BPS Accredited MSc Forensic & Investigative Psychology aims to develop your knowledge of various theories, concepts, research and professional practice skills to support your progression to become a (Registered/Chartered) Forensic Psychologist or forensic/investigative practitioner. The course adopts an applied approach to teaching and learning with an emphasis on the scientist-practitioner model and 'educating the whole person' approach (personally, professionally and academically).

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Entry Requirements

A minimum of a 2:1 in a BPS accredited Undergraduate Psychology degree OR BPS accredited MSc Psychology (conversion course).


A minimum of a 2:2 in a BPS accredited Undergraduate Psychology degree OR BPS accredited MSc Psychology (conversion course) AND relevant experience in forensic or investigative settings.


Government loans of up to £11,836 are available for some postgraduate Master’s courses for students starting their course from 1 August 2022. Loans are subject to both personal and course eligibility criteria.

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Where is Canterbury Christ Church University
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