University of Leicester
The principal aim of the course is to equip students with a sound knowledge and understanding of a broad range of topics in forensic and legal psychology; this knowledge includes not only an appreciation of theory and fact, but also an awareness of the strengths and limitations of research evidence, as well as its applications.
A good 1st degree (2.1 or above) or other qualification recognised as providing the Graduate Basis for Chartership of the British Psychological Society. Some relevant work experience (voluntary or otherwise) is also required.
Core modules: psychology of criminal behaviour; legal psychology; forensic psychology and practice; research methods; psychology and the courts; assessment and treatment of criminal behaviour; dissertation (based on an empirical study).
Teaching is through lectures and seminars. Each module is assessed by written assignments including a placement report and a research dissertation.
ESRC: Advanced Course recognition: studentships by competition.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 7,470 per Academic year (EU fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 7,470 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 16,715 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Leicester||Leicester||LE1 7RH||East Midlands|
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