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Students of forensic psychology may learn about different ways the criminal mind works and how to help judges, attorneys, and other criminal justice members understand this. Some programs can also focus on the psychological treatment of those caught in criminal cases.

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7 Results in Forensic Psychology, England

Kingston University London

This course has been designed to meet the significant growth in the job market for forensic psychologists. It draws on the University's established expertise in criminolo ... [+]

Choose Kingston's Forensic Psychology MSc

This course has been designed to meet the significant growth in the job market for forensic psychologists. It draws on the University's established expertise in criminology and psychology and includes the opportunity to undertake a work placement, enabling you to put what you have learnt into practice and gain valuable skills and experience. On successful completion, you will be able to develop your career as a forensic psychologist in, for example, prison settings, probation, crime analysis units and academia.

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

You can also study the joint degree of Criminology with Forensic Psychology MA.... [-]

United Kingdom Kingston upon Thames
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Winchester

MSc Forensic Psychology at Winchester provides the academic component (Stage 1) of the route to becoming a Chartered Forensic Psychologist with the British Psychological ... [+]

MSc Forensic Psychology at Winchester provides the academic component (Stage 1) of the route to becoming a Chartered Forensic Psychologist with the British Psychological Society (BPS's) Division of Forensic Psychology (DFP) and Practitioner Forensic Psychologist status with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). The programme also supports students with the transition towards Stage 2 of the chartering process by providing opportunities to volunteer in forensic practice placements to gain suitable experience and by incorporating practice-based assessments.

Programme Content

The programme introduces the context and application of psychology in various forensic settings - this includes the legal and criminal justice system, forensic psychological practice and forensic mental health. Students are introduced to the role of a forensic psychologist in practice.... [-]

United Kingdom Winchester
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Greenwich

The MSc Criminology and Criminal Psychology programme provide students with the conceptual knowledge and skills to open up diverse career paths. Core courses will enable ... [+]

Please note that the information on this site relates to the programme commencing in September 2016.

The MSc Criminology and Criminal Psychology programme provide students with the conceptual knowledge and skills to open up diverse career paths. Core courses will enable you to develop an understanding of the concepts, theories, methods and principles central to criminology and the skills to apply these in the forensic and legal area. Option courses build on this core grounding and enable you to develop an empirical insight in an area of your choice, culminating in a research project. This approach provides you with knowledge of the changing nature of psychology, law and criminology, and professional applications. It will also develop your ability to relate theory to practice in a way that provides more informed solutions to problems, and opportunities in the workplace. There are a valuable research grounding and a broad coverage of criminological, forensic and psychological approaches to crime and criminality.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Middlesex University London

Working in various criminal justice and allied settings, psychology graduates can expect a highly stimulating and varied career. Practitioners come into regular contact w ... [+]

Why study MSc Forensic Psychology at Middlesex University?

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 the 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.... [-]

United Kingdom London UK Online
October 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Lincoln

This MSc focuses on case formulation and the applied aspects of forensic psychology. There is an emphasis on working with different groups, including children/adolescents ... [+]

The Course

The programme has a clear emphasis on practice-based topics in forensic psychology. You will have the opportunity to develop your knowledge of police investigative processes and considerations for courts and sentencing while having the chance to gain knowledge and skills that are beneficial for working with different client groups, considering their assessment, risk level and treatment.

Our forensic psychology team draws on the expertise of a range of practitioners working in applied forensic psychology settings to provide specialist input into the programme.

You will have the opportunity to conduct a research project alongside academics who are active researchers in their fields. Areas of expertise amongst staff include understanding deception and interviewing skills, sexual desire and sexual offending, and online sexual exploitation material.... [-]

United Kingdom Boston
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Essex Online

Our MSc Criminology and Criminal Psychology Masters degree offer an advanced qualification that is designed to equip graduates with a thorough understanding of cutting-ed ... [+]

Our MSc Criminology and Criminal Psychology Masters degree offer an advanced qualification that is designed to equip graduates with a thorough understanding of cutting-edge and important topics within criminology and criminal psychology.

Why study this subject?

Studying for a Criminology and Criminal Psychology Masters qualification gives you the opportunity to expand your subject knowledge and build on the skills you have gained during your undergraduate studies. The benefits extend beyond improving your earning potential.

If you have not previously studied for a Bachelors degree in criminology, criminal justice or related subjects, our MSc Criminology and Criminal Psychology course will provide grounding for a range of specialist careers including hundreds of different roles within the Police Service (from analytical Police Staff roles to serving Police Officers), working with offenders from support workers to probation and prison staff, working within victim services and roles within a variety of law enforcement agencies from the Security Services to the National Crime Agency.... [-]

United Kingdom Colchester
Open Enrollment
Part-time
24 months
Online
Nottingham Trent University School of Social Sciences

This British Psychological Society accredited Forensic Psychology Masters is designed to prepare psychology graduates with the academic knowledge and practical skills ... [+]

This British Psychological Society accredited Forensic Psychology Masters is designed to prepare psychology graduates with the academic knowledge and practical skills necessary to conduct practical work and research within a forensic context.

Why choose this course?

It is accredited by the British Psychological Society. This means that by obtaining the MSc in Forensic Psychology you also be completing the first stage in your professional training required by the BPS to become a qualified practitioner within the field of forensic psychology (Chartered Forensic Psychologist).

The focus on blending research and practical expertise is reflected in the Programme Team, which consists of forensic practitioners or academics who each have considerable experience working with offenders and victims in a range of forensic contexts in the UK. Attached to the MSc in Forensic Psychology is the Sexual Crimes and Misconduct Research Unit (SOCAMRU), which incorporates a group of active researchers currently engaged in collaborative work with:... [-]

United Kingdom Nottingham
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus