Applicants must have a UK degree with a minimum 2.2 degree, or an equivalent, in psychology.
Applicants with lower qualifications but substantial relevant work experience will be considered on an individual basis. Applicants whose 1st language is not English should have an IELTS 6.5 overall, with no component lower than 5.5. Pre-sessional English is available if required.
Modules include: psychology and criminal behaviour; psychology in the criminal justice system; treatment of offenders and victims; applied police psychology; violent and sexual crime; risk assessment and management of offenders; the English legal process; practice and application in forensic psychology; advanced quantitative research methods; advanced qualitative research methods; study skills, project planning and ethics; dissertation.
A range of assessment methods are used, including essays, practical reports, literature reviews, practice-based reports, oral presentations and examinations. Many of these assessments develop important transferable skills for forensic practice, for example in considering ethical dilemmas, a risk assessment case study and writing papers in formats suitable for publication in peer-reviewed journals. The dissertation module is the test of the Master's degree standard.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 5,799 per Whole course (EU)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 5,799 per Whole course (England)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 11,280 per Whole course (International)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 5,799 per Whole course (Northern Ireland)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 5,799 per Whole course (Scotland)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 5,799 per Whole course (Wales)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Coventry University||Coventry||CV1 5FB||West Midlands|
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