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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • 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.Forensic psychology practitioners assess and work with offenders, working 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.Our course covers all core elements of psychological study as required by the British Psychological Society (BPS), from lifespan development, neuropsychology, and research methods, to social and critical, and abnormal psychology. 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 theories of crime, victimisation and psychology in legal contexts; including offender behaviour, eyewitness testimony, jury decision-making, police investigations, and the assessment and treatment of offenders.Our degree courses are accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS).**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. - **Work-based learning** - In year one, you’ll spend time in a work environment, applying your psychology theory to the workplace, gaining key employability skills

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

18,000per year

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University information

Manchester Metropolitan University

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  • Campus address

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

Manchester Met welcomes a diverse international student population of over 2,700 students from more than 130 countries around the world.
International students receive arrival support with pre-departure webinars and welcome events to help settle into university life.
Proud to be the leading university provider of degree apprenticeships in the UK with more than 2,000 people trained from over 500 employers.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    65th out of 118 2

    22nd out of 34 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    122 59%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54.0 54%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.05 81%


  • Entry standards

    / Max 167

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55.0 55%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%



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