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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Psychology is the science of human behaviour and mind. It is concerned with individual psychological processes and the social context of how we think and interact with the world around us. Forensic Psychology applies these processes and knowledge to legal domains, helping shape how the police, courts, prisons and probation services understand and react to victims, witnesses and offenders.Our course is the first step to training as a Forensic Psychologist. Forensic psychologists assess and treat offenders, work with victims and witnesses to crime, and give evidence in court. They might carry out risk assessments on offenders with mental health issues, work with children with anti-social behaviour or create treatment plans to help rehabilitate offenders.Through studying with us, you’ll develop a thorough understanding of psychology, studying core British Psychological Society (BPS) content, such as Freud’s personality theory, Piaget’s theory of cognitive development, the social factors that affect our behaviour, and what makes us individuals. As well as developing a thorough understanding of key psychological research, theory and principles, you’ll also explore a wide range of topics focusing on psychology in legal contexts, including offender behaviour, eyewitness testimony, jury decision-making, police investigations, and the assessment and treatment of offenders.Work-based learning really helps you to see how psychology applies to everyday life, and gives you valuable experience of working in professional settings.Our degree courses are accredited by the British Psychological Society, which has also ranked the Department of Psychology at Manchester Met as outstanding.**Features and benefits**- **Accredited course** - Our course is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS).- ** Outstanding facilities-** You’ll have access to our specialist facilities for psychology demonstration and practice, which includes an fNIRS imaging research device, 12 experimental testing laboratories and six psychology laboratories.- ** Teaching expertise-** Our teaching staff includes practicing researchers, counsellors, and forensic and community psychologists.- ** Study abroad-** You’ll have the option to choose our Study Abroad route. Completing your third academic year at one of our partner institutions in Europe, America, or Australia.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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University information

Manchester Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    54th

  • Campus address

    Manchester Metropolitan University, All Saints Building, All Saints, Manchester, Manchester, M15 6BH, England

The university welcomes a diverse international student population of over 3,500 students from more than 120 countries around the world.
Each year a range of welcome events are organised to help new students settle into university, explore the city and prepare for academic studies.
English courses can help to build language confidence and knowledge of UK culture. Students can study at the university's British Council accredited centre.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    63rd out of 118 4

    30th out of 34 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    128 60%

    50th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    61 61%

    66th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    60th

    10
  • Entry standards

    / Max 167
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    44 44%

    28th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.76 75%

    32nd

    12

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