University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Forensic Psychology

The course aims to educate and train psychology graduates to work with victims and/or offenders under the supervision of registered forensic psychologists and to attain the highest standards of research and practice; in collaboration with Institute of Mental Health (IMH), the course aims to develop skills such as assessment, management, intervention, treatment and evaluation.

Entry requirements

Accredited 1st or Upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a psychology programme (single or joint honours); applicants must achieve a minimum grade of 60% in their final year research project; applicants must also have relevant practice experience in forensic settings under supervision (voluntary or paid); the Bachelor's degree programme in psychology (single or joint honours) must be accredited by the BPS and applicants must be eligible for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBCM) of the BPS.

Course modules

Core modules: theories of criminal behaviour; forensic child psychology; forensic mental health; law and criminal justice; forensic organisational psychology; forensic practice interventions; research methods and analyses; research project; thesis on research and practice in a specific area of forensic psychology.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
DPsych Full-time £ 7,670 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
DPsych Full-time £ 16,920 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years
DPsych Part-time - 6 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Jubilee Campus Nottingham NG8 1BB East Midlands

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Postgraduate Enquiry Team
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