University of Kent

University of Kent

Forensic Psychology

The course aims to satisfy the academic component of professional training in forensic psychology (that is, to become a Chartered Forensic Psychologist). Throughout the programme, you attend non-assessed seminars and go on site visits. The course is accredited by the British Psychological Society. The programme includes lecture, workshop and seminar-based teaching, as well as an individually supervised empirical research project.

Entry requirements

A 1st or 2.1 in psychology. You must also qualify for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society (BPS); Graduate Membership of the BPS is insufficient.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by examination. All other taught modules are assessed by written work and presentations. Research is assessed by two articles: one empirical paper and one review article on your chosen topic.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,860 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,890 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,860 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,860 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,860 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,440 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,460 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,440 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,440 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,440 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Canterbury Campus Canterbury CT2 7NZ South East

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