Edinburgh Napier University

Edinburgh Napier University

Applied Criminology and Forensic Psychology

Develop a deep insight into crime and criminal behaviour by studying this uniquely practical and applied course in criminology and forensic psychology. You will have the opportunity of a work placement alongside specialised modules such as mediation, international criminology, assessment of offenders, child protection, and high level quantitative and qualitative research methods.

Entry requirements

Bachelor (Honours) degree at 2.1 (or equivalent) in a related subject (e.g. social sciences, criminology, psychology, sociology, law, humanities, forensic nursing, policing). Those wishing to apply with a 2.2 should contact the programme leader.

Course modules

Modules include: practical forensic psychology (assessing offenders and working with witnesses); advanced forensic psychology (therapeutic jurisprudence and neuroethics); criminal justice in practice; current topics in crime; comparative and international criminology; advanced research skills; community safety; mediation; dissertation; investigative journalism; child protection; work placement.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 3,750 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Craiglockhart Campus Edinburgh EH14 1DJ Scotland

Key information

Information Office
Telephone number: 
0333 900 6040