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  MSc Investigative and Forensic Psychology

University of Liverpool    Department of Psychology

Full time September MSc 1 year full-time
Psychology (31)

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Embark on a thrilling academic journey with the MSc in Investigative and Forensic Psychology at the esteemed University of Liverpool. This globally renowned programme offers a comprehensive exploration of forensic practices, covering areas such as crime reduction, investigative techniques, and court processes. With a strong emphasis on employability skills, the course equips students with the knowledge and expertise to excel in fields like forensic psychology, law enforcement, and research academia. The programme boasts accreditation from the British Psychological Society and provides a pathway to Stage 1 Forensic Chartership training. Students benefit from a blend of online and on-campus teaching, supported by a dedicated pastoral framework. The course structure includes modules on criminal behaviour, research methods, and legal processes, ensuring a well-rounded educational experience. Additionally, the programme offers access to top-notch recreational facilities and a plethora of student societies and sports clubs for a well-rounded postgraduate experience. Join us and pave the way for a successful career in the fascinating realm of investigative and forensic psychology.

About the course

Renowned worldwide, this MSc in Investigative and Forensic Psychology is a high-quality master's course providing academic and research knowledge of forensic practice. This includes crime reduction and intervention; investigative procedures, forensic interviewing, court processes, custody and rehabilitation.

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Entry Requirements

To apply, you must have a 2:1 bachelor’s degree in Psychology (65% or above) with high marks in research methods and statistics.

You do not need to have completed a psychology degree recognised by the British Psychological Society (BPS) as a Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC). However to progress to Stage 2 Forensic Chartership you must obtain GBC from the BPS.

Applicants must have some relevant work experience with a vulnerable client group (voluntary or paid), but not necessarily in a forensic setting.

Applicants who meet the minimum entry requirement will be invited to attend an online interview.

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