Masters Programs in Forensic Psychology

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Forensic Psychology

A masters degree in forensic psychology is a program designed to impart forensic psychology skills. The program involves the application of scientific and professional psychology aspects to solve questions and issues relating to the legal system and law. Forensic psychology is a continually expanding field, interfacing with other fields such as social, clinical, and cognitive psychology as well as law and criminology; the expansion has seen forensic psychologists able to address major issues affecting the justice system. Forensic psychology seeks to address issues affecting the justice system, individuals, organizations and the society.

The masters degree in forensic psychology is a multidisciplinary program that focuses on providing graduates with training in psychology; graduates intending to seek career opportunities in the legal system: courts, police, prisons, guardianship, probation and parole, statutory review tribunals and child protection. Other fields of interests that a forensic psychology graduate can venture into include: licensing of special programs as well as community services, legislative review and public policy.

This masters degree in forensic psychology provides the graduate with an advanced and up-to-date understanding of theoretical and applied issues in Forensic Psychology as well as training in professional competencies. The course integrates psychological theory and research with the development of practical skills and understanding of the scope of professional practice. Forensic psychology graduates can pursue careers in the following areas: academia, health services, private practice, courts, social work, probation work, working in prisons, and the police force.

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Master's Degree In Public Affairs With A Concentration In Forensic Science

Universidad del Turabo
Campus Full time 2 years January 2018 Puerto Rico Gurabo

The graduate of the Master of Public Affairs with a concentration in Forensic Science will be able to manage, design and coordinate projects of criminal investigation, protection and analysis of the evidence collected and kept in the crime scene as well as expertise in legal proceedings in the areas of physical aspects of the evidence, forensic photography and writing sketches, documents and dubious analysis to clarify crimes. [+]

Masters in Forensic Psychology. Description The graduate of the Master of Public Affairs with a concentration in Forensic Science will be able to manage, design and coordinate projects of criminal investigation, protection and analysis of the evidence collected and kept in the crime scene as well as expertise in legal proceedings in the areas of physical aspects of the evidence, forensic photography and writing sketches, documents and dubious analysis to clarify crimes. curriculum Medullary component MSPA 500 Theory, Practice and Change in Public Policy Administration MSPA 505 Computer Education for Administrators MSPA 510 Research Techniques and Quantitative Methods Applied to Public Administration MSPA 520 Administrative Law and Ethics MSPA 530 Planning and Evaluation: Theories, Methods and Techniques MSPA 540 Seminar: Development, Planning and Evaluation of Human Resources MSPA 550 Fiscal Management Resources Component Specialty FORS 730 Research and Forensic Identification FORS 735 Research and Collection of Evidence Crime Scene FORS 740 Forensic Photography and Writing Sketch FORS 745 Expert Witness in Court FORS 750 Doubtful Review Documents MSPA 710 Research Seminar MSPA 720 Practice (Internship) Public Affairs Electives component FORS 760 Forensic Psychology CRJU 600 Victim: Crime and Society Practices 630 CRJU techniques on the Organization and Administration of Police 635 CRJU Mental Health and the Law CRJU 640 Addiction Problems: Legal and Psychosocial CRJU 715 Seminar: Special situations in the administration of correctional programs Curriculum FIRST YEAR - FIRST SEMESTER FIRST TERM MSPA 500 Theory, Practice and Change in Public Policy Administration MSPA 505 Computer Education for Public Administrators... [-]

MRes in Criminological Research

University of Stirling
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 30 months September 2017 United Kingdom Stirling + 1 more

The course is suitable for applicants who see their future career in research, research management and commissioning or using research. Graduates are well equipped with the necessary competencies and knowledge to forge successful careers in the public, private and third sectors. With newly obtained skills in critical thinking, research methodologies, and analytical and communications skills.‌ [+]

The course is suitable for applicants who see their future career in research, research management and commissioning or using research. Graduates are well equipped with the necessary competencies and knowledge to forge successful careers in the public, private and third sectors. With newly obtained skills in critical thinking, research methodologies, and analytical and communications skills.‌ Recognition The course has been recognised by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) as meeting its requirements for postgraduate research training. Accreditation The course is recognised as research training by the ESRC for those who are studying or going on to study for a PhD (+3), and is also recognised by the ESRC for Master’s Course plus Research Studentship (1+3) purposes. MRes or MSc? Uniquely, we offer you the opportunity to graduate with an MRes or MSc Students undertaking the Master of Science or Master of Research follow the exact same pathways. The choice of award is designed to give students freedom in determining what outcome will suit their future aspirations. MSc Applied Social Research (Criminology) The Master of Science is the ideal preparation for social research and evaluation in criminal justice and criminology and will suit those who wish to pursue a career in academia and wish to use the MSc as a precursor to completing a PhD. MRes Criminological Research The Masters of Research is best suited for applicants who see their future career in research, research management and commissioning or using research. Course objectives The MRes Criminological Research provides training in... [-]