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  MSc Applied Criminology and Forensic Psychology


Edinburgh Napier University    School of Applied Sciences

Full time & Part time September MSc 1 year | 2 years
Law (22) Psychology (31) Sociology (33)

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Unleash your potential with the MSc Applied Criminology and Forensic Psychology programme. Dive deep into the world of crime and criminal behavior through a uniquely practical and applied course. Develop essential skills for both practitioners and researchers with modules covering mediation, international criminology, offender assessment, child protection, and advanced research methods. Benefit from expert tutors and guest lecturers who bring real-world experience to your learning journey. Gain a critical understanding of criminology and forensic psychology, equipping you with the tools to assess risks, rehabilitate offenders, and conduct forensic interviews. Choose from a range of optional modules such as Community Safety, Advanced Forensic Psychology, and Investigative Journalism to tailor your learning experience. With entry requirements including a 2:2 Bachelor's Degree in related subjects, this programme opens doors to diverse career opportunities in sectors like law enforcement, social work, and academia. Embrace this opportunity to make a difference in the field of criminology and forensic psychology.

About the course

Develop a deep insight into crime and what causes criminal behaviour though this by uniquely practical and applied course.

Available as full-time and part-time, the MSc Applied Criminology and Forensic Psychology, will allow you to develop a range of enquiring, analytical and practical skills that will be of value as a practitioner or researcher.

You’ll have the opportunity to complete a work placement alongside specialised modules covering mediation, international criminology, assessment of offenders, child protection and advanced quantitative and qualitative research methods.

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Entry Requirements

The entry requirement for this course is a Bachelor (Honours) Degree at 2:2 (or equivalent) in a related subject (e.g. social sciences, criminology, psychology, sociology, law, humanities, forensic nursing, policing). Where possible, those applying with a 2:2 should seek to gain some relevant experience before applying.

We may also consider lesser qualifications if you have sufficient relevant work experience within the industry.


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