University of Cumbria
Applied Social Science
This course is designed to build on existing learning experiences and offers flexible learning opportunities that enhances the academic and professional knowledge and skills of learners with a view to improving career prospects. It aims to provide a stimulating and challenging academic and scholarly environment for learners who wish to advance their academic and professional development beyond undergraduate level, through developing specialised knowledge and a critical awareness of issues at the forefront of their field of practice within this area.
1st or 2nd class Honours degree. Students with other qualifications may be admitted to the course via APL procedures.
Core Modules (compulsory to each pathway): professional values and ethics; research skills and methods; dissertation. Choose any four modules from: forensic psychology, offending behaviour and the criminal justice system; settings in forensic psychology; working with specialist populations in forensic psychology settings; advanced statistics; historical and philosophical issues in psychology; implementing psychological research techniques; qualitative research methodologies and techniques; criminal law, litigation and evidence; theories of contemporary society; contemporary criminology; independent study.
Case analysis; problem based learning; intervention design and evaluation; literature review; reflective account; academic essay; evidence based analysis; portfolio; presentation; web pages; written report; online assessment; research proposal; dissertation; written examination; academic poster.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 4,500 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 4,500 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Fusehill Street, Carlisle||Carlisle||CA1 2HH||North East|
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