King's College London, University of London

King's College London, University of London

Forensic Mental Health

This programme offers a wide range of optional modules designed for students with a professional and/or academic interest in forensic mental health, taught by a multi-disciplinary team of clinicians and researchers. This is a potential step towards clinical psychology training or a PhD. Students can enrol on a specified pathway or for maximum flexibility take the generic programme.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have, or be predicted to achieve, a good 2.1 Honours degree (minimum) or the equivalent, including an introduction to empirical research, in a relevant subject, eg medicine, biology, mental health nursing, occupational therapy, psychology, neuroscience, criminology; non-graduates are expected to have considerable relevant work experience since qualifying; US graduates should have an overall GPA of at least 3.3; applicants who have not been educated to degree level in English are required to provide proof that they possess an adequate level of English competence.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by essays and other written assignments, written and oral examinations, research project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years
PgDip Full-time - 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years
PgDip Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Denmark Hill Campus Southwark SE5 8AF South East

Key information

MSc Co-ordinator
Telephone number: 
020 7848 0624