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Forensic and Investigative Psychology (PgCert)

Canterbury Christ Church University

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    Canterbury Christ Church University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    01-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

Our PgCert Forensic and Investigative Psychology provides specialised teaching from professionals and academics while drawing upon external forensic and investigative psychologists, practitioners and researchers to enhance your learning experience.

The course adopts an applied approach to teaching and learning and has an evidence-based emphasis with a focus on the scientist-practitioner model. The course aims to develop your confidence, professionalism, critically evaluative, communication (written, oral and non-verbal), practical, reflective and synthesising skills.

You will also have opportunities to study or attend events alongside our MSc Forensic and Investigative Psychology students and have to access our Salomons library, which is one of the best bespoke clinical psychology libraries in the country, with a specific forensic section.

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 seek employment within other forensic and/or investigative environments.

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University information

Canterbury Christ Church University

  • University League Table

    125th

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    107th out of 118 5

    34th out of 34

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    100 46%

    112th

    21
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50 50%

    105th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%

    72nd

    25
  • Entry standards

    / Max 167
    102 52%

    30th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    34 34%

    29th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.12 82%

    18th

    6

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