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Forensic Psychology MSc

Course Description

Forensic psychology is a popular area of employment for psychology graduates. Working in various criminal justice and allied settings, you can expect a highly stimulating and varied career. Practitioners come into regular contact with social services, academic institutions, prison services, the NHS, probation services and police services. A positive and coherent communicator, you will enjoy working with a diverse mix of offenders, victims, and criminal and civil justice staff.

Why study MSc Forensic Psychology at Middlesex?

Accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS), this course provides you with an in-depth understanding of forensic psychology's key principles. Through special visits and interactive workshops, we will develop your awareness of forensic psychological practice and the work of leading criminal justice professionals.

You will gain a critical understanding of a variety of research techniques and statistical methods. Your individual work will contribute to research in forensic psychology and develop your own analytical and reporting skills. Scholarly work is organised around psychological, legal and criminological concepts relevant to contemporary social issues and organisations. With a strong grounding in ethics, human rights, professional practice and research, our training will aid subsequent professional practice.

Course highlights:

- Our Masters course is accredited by The British Psychological Society (BPS) and the syllabus includes the academic material that you will need if you wish to become a chartered member of the British Psychological Society and a full member of the Division of Forensic Psychology. Successful completion of the Masters will provide the academic component required to enrol in the BPS Qualification in Forensic Psychology (Stage Two). You will be exempt from Stage One of the qualification.
- The School of Science and Technology has a lively research culture led by internationally recognised researchers. Staff within the Forensic Psychology Research Group are widely published in academic and mainstream media and are internationally recognised.
Based at our Hendon Campus in London, you will benefit from the experience of our dedicated and enthusiastic staff, and you will have access to some of the leading computer, laboratory and library study facilities in the UK.
- Our expert facilities include: fully equipped lecture theatres and tutorial spaces; a psychophysiology laboratory; social observation laboratories; a video editing suite; an auditory cognition laboratory; and testing cubicles.

Visit the Forensic Psychology MSc page on the Middlesex University website for more details!

Entry Requirements

You must have the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership, GBC, with the British Psychological Society, or the previous version: the Graduate Basis for Registration, GBR. Candidates will normally have an Upper Second class Honours degree or above in Psychology conferring GBC/GBR and relevant experience.

Course Fees

FEES £8,000 per year full time FEES INTERNATIONAL £12,000 per year full time

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