Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University

Forensic Psychology

This course is accredited by the British Psychological Society. This means that by obtaining the MSc in Forensic Psychology you will also be completing the first stage in your professional training required by the BPS to become a qualified practitioner within the field of forensic psychology (Chartered Forensic Psychologist). The focus on blending research and practical expertise is reflected in the Programme Team, which consists of forensic practitioners or academics who each have considerable experience working with offenders and victims in a range of forensic contexts in the UK.

Course modules

Modules include: Explanations of Crime, Criminal Behaviour and Victimology; Police, Justice System and Psychology; Prison, Rehabilitation and Aftercare; Assessment, Formulation and Treatment of Offenders and Victims; Professional Forensic Practice and Reflective Practice Group; Qualitative Research Design and Analysis (one); Mixed Methods Research; Advanced Experimentation and Statistics (one and two); Forensic Research Project.

Assessment methods

Assessments will be diverse in format and will include: examinations, essays, presentations, practical reports, consultancy report, a research project, a reflective diary.

Sponsorship information

The School of Social Sciences offers a number of competitive scholarships for full-time and part-time Master's courses; these include: School of Social Sciences Masters scholarships (for UK, EU and International students) and Nottingham Trent University International Scholarship Scheme.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,500 per Whole course (Home/EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 12,900 per Whole course (International) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 6,450 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus NG1 4FQ East Midlands

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