University of Winchester
The course provides the academic component (Stage 1) of the route to becoming a Chartered Forensic Psychologist with the British Psychological Society (BPS�s) Division of Forensic Psychology (DFP) and Practitioner Forensic Psychologist status with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). The programme also supports students with the transition towards Stage 2 of the chartership process by providing opportunities to volunteer in forensic practice placements to gain suitable experience and by incorporating practice-based assessments.
A 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree (or recognised equivalent qualification) in psychology and Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society. Students who do not fulfill this GBC entry requirement are considered on an individual basis by the programme team. Applicants may be invited to interview.
Indicative modules: foundations of forensic psychology practice; investigative psychology; assessment and consultancy within forensic practice; specialist skills in treatment and interventions; the criminal justice system and the legal framework; psychological research methods; empirical research project.
A variety of assessment methods are employed including essays, literature reviews, report writing, presentations, court reports, treatment case scenarios and examinations.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,400 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 12,400 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,400 per Academic year (EU fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 3,200 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 6,200 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 3,200 per Academic year (EU fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|King Alfred Campus||Winchester||SO22 4NR||South East|