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Forensic and Investigative Psychology (MSc)

Canterbury Christ Church University

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Canterbury Christ Church University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The experience of studying an MSc at Christ Church has been excellent. The course was well organised, structured to accommodate everyone's needs and prepared us to go into either practice or further academic research.

Overview

Develop core psychological knowledge and skills in forensic and investigative research and psychological enquiry, and develop your awareness of ‘best practice’ approaches in accordance with professional practice frameworks.

We adopt an applied approach to teaching and learning with an emphasis on evidence-based practice and a focus on the scientist-practitioner model. The course aims to develop the practical and academic skills you will need to become a confident, professional and reflective practitioner including, critical evaluation, communication (written, oral and non-verbal), reflection and the ability to synthesise knowledge.

Our strong external links with forensic and investigative psychologists, practitioners and researchers in the field will enhance your learning experience.

Forensic and Investigative Psychology is a discipline that involves the application of scientific theory and principles to help in the understanding, investigation, assessment and treatment of offenders and criminality, and legal responses to criminality.

Your future career

Upon completion of this programme, students may explore opportunities to work within forensic environments, seek employment with forensic mental health services (e.g. NHS, private sector), pursue employment as a probation officer, prison officer, assistant psychologist or police officer roles or further education (e.g. PhD, Doctorate clinical and Forensic Psychology).

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University information

Canterbury Christ Church University

  • University League Table

    105th

  • Campus address

    Canterbury Christ Church University, North Holmes Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1QU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    90th out of 117 20

    29th out of 36 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    108 51%

    101st

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55.0 55%

    36th

    68
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.57 71%

    94th

    12
  • Entry standards

    / Max 167
    99 38%

    34th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    62.0 62%

    11th

    13
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%

    21st

    8

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