Cardiff Metropolitan University

Cardiff Metropolitan University

Forensic Psychology

The Doctorate in Forensic Psychology is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), and is the only British Psychological Society accredited programme in Wales. Upon completion, the programme provides students with eligibility to apply to the register to practice as Forensic Psychologists in the UK, and to gain Chartered Psychologist status with the British Psychological Society (BPS). The intake for this Top-Up Doctorate takes place in January, April and September each year. The Top-Up Doctorate is designed for qualified Forensic Psychologists who would like to undertake a research project on an aspect of specialism. ?For applicants seeking to train and qualify as a Forensic Psychologist please see our Post Graduate Diploma in Practitioner Forensic Psychology. ?

Entry requirements

ForenPsyD: Applicants will be expected to hold a first class or 2.1 BSc (Hons) psychology degree accredited by the British Psychological Society. They will need to demonstrate extensive experience in applied forensic psychology, which will be evaluated as part of an assessment day. Normally we would expect at least 1 year of such work experience before being accepted onto the programme.

Assessment methods

Research Project

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
ForenPsyD Full-time September 2019 6,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 Years
ForenPsyD Full-time September 2019 6,750 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 Years
ForenPsyD Full-time September 2019 6,750 per Year 1 (England) 3 Years
ForenPsyD Full-time September 2019 6,750 per Year 1 (EU) 3 Years
ForenPsyD Full-time September 2019 6,750 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 Years
ForenPsyD Part-time September 2019 6,750 per Module (England) 5 Years
ForenPsyD Part-time September 2019 6,750 per Module (EU) 5 Years
ForenPsyD Part-time September 2019 6,750 per Module (Northern Ireland) 5 Years
ForenPsyD Part-time September 2019 6,750 per Module (Wales) 5 Years
ForenPsyD Part-time September 2019 6,750 per Module (Scotland) 5 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Llandaff Campus CF5 2YB Wales

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