Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Psychology (Foundations in Clinical and Forensic Psychology)

This programme offers a combination of clinical and forensic psychology. Expert-led sessions will also be offered in cultural and historical perspectives on mental health issues; and research apprenticeships. Students gain knowledge and understanding of: theories, research methods, history, culture of clinical and forensic psychology; assessing and synthesising information and formulating arguments; professional contexts in which clinical and forensic psychologists works, e.g. (NHS, prison and probation services); ethical issues and legislation; conditions, aetiology, maintaining factors, interventions and therapies associated with clinical and forensic psychology.

Entry requirements

An 2.1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in psychology or a related subject. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require an overall IELTS score of 7 (with a minimum score of 7.0 for each sub-section) or equivalent.

Course modules

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

Key information

Programme Administrator, School of Psychology
Telephone number: 
0191 208 8494