14 Masters Programs in Forensic Psychology

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Instituto Superior De Estudios Psicológicos ISEP
Valencia, Spain

The Master's Degree in Forensic Neuropsychology applies knowledge from the field of neuropsychology to legal matters, so that clinical neuropsychologists can offer their testi ... +

The Master's Degree in Forensic Neuropsychology applies knowledge from the field of neuropsychology to legal matters, so that clinical neuropsychologists can offer their testimony in trials of people with acquired brain damage, providing neurocognitive data through expert reports and inferences. on brain-behavior relationships in cases involving civil litigation. -
Master
Full-time
Spanish
Oct 2020
Campus
 
Nova Southeastern University
Fort Lauderdale, USA

The Master of Science in Forensic Psychology is a 36-credit online program that provides students with insight into the intersection of psychology and legal issues. Students g ... +

The Master of Science in Forensic Psychology is a 36-credit online program that provides students with insight into the intersection of psychology and legal issues. Students gain an understanding of what forensic psychologists do and will learn how to apply this training in a variety of professional contexts. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
University of Essex Online
Colchester, United Kingdom

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 an ... +

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. -
MSc
Part-time
24 months
English
Online
 
University of Dundee
Dundee, United Kingdom

By studying with our expert forensic scientists at our Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification (CAHID) and acclaimed authors, you will be able to write knowledgeably and c ... +

By studying with our expert forensic scientists at our Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification (CAHID) and acclaimed authors, you will be able to write knowledgeably and creatively about key aspects of crime and the law. -
Master
Full-time
12 months
English
Sep 2020
04 Sep 2020
Campus
 
University of Groningen
Groningen, Netherlands

The MSc in Psychology: Clinical Forensic Psychology & Victimology is the only international program that combines clinical forensic psychology and victimology, integrates ... +

The MSc in Psychology: Clinical Forensic Psychology & Victimology is the only international program that combines clinical forensic psychology and victimology, integrates offender and victim perspectives, and prepares you for research and practice with offenders and victims of violence and crime. -
MSc
Full-time
12 months
English
01 Sep 2020
01 May 2020
Campus
 
Erasmus University Rotterdam - Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Rotterdam, Netherlands

This master programme will teach you how to become a forensic psychologist, either in practice or as a scientific researcher. You can alternatively choose to prepare for a car ... +

This master programme will teach you how to become a forensic psychologist, either in practice or as a scientific researcher. You can alternatively choose to prepare for a career as a legal psychologist. Bear in mind that forensic psychologists study criminal irresponsibility, while legal psychologists study the strength of (criminal) evidence. These two fields are related yet distinct. -
MA
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
15 May 2020
Campus
 
Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Health and Life Sciences
Glasgow, United Kingdom

The only of its kind in Scotland, this programme is accredited by the British Psychological Society and designed for graduates with a psychology degree. It is your first step ... +

The only of its kind in Scotland, this programme is accredited by the British Psychological Society and designed for graduates with a psychology degree. It is your first step towards chartered status and membership in the Division of Forensic Psychol -
MSc
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Maastricht University, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience
Maastricht, Netherlands

The master's in Forensic Psychology is a highly challenging programme that operates at the intersection between psychology and the justice system. The programme prepares you f ... +

The master's in Forensic Psychology is a highly challenging programme that operates at the intersection between psychology and the justice system. The programme prepares you for a career as a scientist-practitioner in the mental health field. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Nottingham Trent University School of Social Sciences
Nottingham, United Kingdom

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 -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Tiffin University
Tiffin, USA

Tiffin MSc in Criminal Justice (MSCJ), with a concentration in Forensic Psychology, is an outstanding example of how the real world meets the classroom experience.

Tiffin MSc in Criminal Justice (MSCJ), with a concentration in Forensic Psychology, is an outstanding example of how the real world meets the classroom experience. -
MSc
Full-time
4 semesters
Sep 2020
Campus
 
University of Greenwich
London, United Kingdom

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 t ... +

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. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
University of Winchester
Winchester, United Kingdom

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

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. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Aug 2020
Campus
 
Cardiff Metropolitan University
Cardiff, United Kingdom

​The MSc Forensic Psychology is the only BPS accredited programme in Wales, offering a unique opportunity for students to study Forensic Psychology in Wales.

​The MSc Forensic Psychology is the only BPS accredited programme in Wales, offering a unique opportunity for students to study Forensic Psychology in Wales. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Maastricht University, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience
Maastricht, Netherlands

In the master’s specialisation Legal Psychology, you’ll learn how to apply principles from cognitive and – to a lesser extent – clinical psychology to issues in the legal syst ... +

In the master’s specialisation Legal Psychology, you’ll learn how to apply principles from cognitive and – to a lesser extent – clinical psychology to issues in the legal system. Questions that are typical for Legal Psychology are: ‘How reliable are eyewitness testimonies?’ and ‘Do serious criminals have brain dysfunctions that make them permanently dangerous to society?’. Psychologists with a background in Legal Psychology ask questions that have direct relevance to the legal arena and conduct research to address these questions. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Campus
 

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