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MSc Forensic Psychology and Mental Health


The University of Manchester    Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

Full time & Part time September MSc MSc 24 months PT, 12 months FT

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Course description

This course is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS).

Our MSc Forensic Psychology and Mental Health course is aimed at graduates who want to pursue a career as a Chartered Psychologist and/or register with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as a Forensic Psychologist.

You will cover topics such as psychology applied to legal and investigative processes, forensic risk assessment, offending behaviour interventions, research methods, and personality disorders.

Teaching will comprise a blend of face-to-face and online delivery, and will be based on case examples from forensic and clinical practice.

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Entry Requirements

We require you to have:

a BSc Psychology degree (minimum Upper Second) or overseas equivalent , which confers Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) status with the British Psychological Society (BPS). If you are unsure whether your degree will give you eligibility for the GBC, you can check whether your degree was accredited for your intake year on the BPS website;

evidence of attaining a minimum of an Upper Second across all BSc research methods taught units and the dissertation;

an understanding of forensic psychology via your personal statement.

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