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Forensic Psychology and Mental Health MSc

Queen Mary University of London

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Charterhouse Square

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Gain the skills you’ll need to work safely, ethically and effectively with offenders who pose a risk to others. Through a combination of taught classes and placement-based learning, you’ll not only learn as a student but also as an active staff member of staff in a forensic psychology and mental health system.

  • Develop the core clinical skills needed to work in forensic psychology and mental health services in the UK and overseas
  • Work on a placement within a forensic setting
  • Gain comprehensive training in research methods and writing

Facilities

  • Access to Queen Mary’s comprehensive libraries, including the Postgraduate Reading Room
  • Access to the large medical and dental archives at the Royal London and at Barts
  • Mentors for non-programme related support, including careers advice

Career paths

This programme develops the core clinical skills you’ll need to work in forensic psychology and mental health in the UK and overseas.

It’s ideal if you are training to be a psychologist or psychiatrist and want to work in forensic services: you not only gain an academic qualification but also the experience of reflecting on your own practice in forensic settings.

It’s also aimed at you if you are interested in becoming a future research leader in forensics: we’ll give you both the methodological skills and the clinical experience to pursue this goal.

This programme is currently seeking accreditation for the British Psychological Society’s Stage One qualification in Forensic Psychology.

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University information

Queen Mary University of London

  • University League Table

    41st

  • Campus address

    Queen Mary University of London, Admissions and Recruitment Office, Mile End Road, Tower Hamlets, E1 4NS, England

Queen Mary students enjoy the security and friendliness of campus in a famous city, with guaranteed accommodation for all first-year undergraduates in Year 1.
Queen Mary is a truly global university. It has students and staff from over 160 countries, and has sites in London, China, Malta and Paris.
Research at Queen Mary is world-leading across disciplines, with academics making a major impact across all subject areas.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    8th out of 35 2

    48th out of 118 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    196 81%

    8th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99 99%

    12th

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    14th

    8
  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    144 70%

    31st

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    48 48%

    85th

    19
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.75 75%

    106th

    4

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