The Department of Psychology at Manchester Metropolitan University boasts research expertise of international repute. Choosing to study with us will not only provide you with an intellectually stimulating degree, but also by providing you with access to the latest research expertise and specialist equipment, we will develop your thirst for knowledge and inspire you to question, research and analyse your theories.
We are committed to ensuring that our graduates are employable professionals. It is increasingly important that your postgraduate degree programme develop the skills that employers are after and alongside the acquisition of academic knowledge, our students will develop and apply skills in: -Assessment -Verbal communication -Professional report writing -Evaluation -Analytical thinking
Research in the department primarily focuses on solving real world problems, ensuring that our theoretically strong work has an impact outside academia. Currently holding grants from the Medical Research Council and the Economic and Social Research Council our research is not only relevant and underpinned by a unique blend of qualitative and quantitative orientations but has international reach and esteem.
Members of the Forensic Psychology team conduct applied and practitioner focused research. Particular areas of expertise are: -The investigation of crime; homicide and police decision making -Eyewitness and alibi evidence -Expert witness evidence -Juror decision making
Features and benefits of the course
-130 high quality academic papers in print over the last 12 months -96% of students are satisfied with the quality of our teaching (NSS) -We have a clear focus on student employability, offering psychometric testing and workshops to support students in their personal progression and future job applications.
Students are assessed utilising a variety of assessment formats including: essays, professional reports and presentations.