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Forensic Psychology (with Foundation Year) BSc (Hons)

Newman University, Birmingham

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UCAS CODE: C817

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Newman University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The foundation year offers an innovative new pathway into your degree. It is the first part of a four-year degree programme. It provides an alternative route for those unable to meet the traditional entry requirements for a three-year degree. It will prepare you for your degree studies in a supportive and stimulating learning environment.You will begin with an exploration of education and society, before moving onto consider including identity, being human and the digital world. Over the course of the year, you will build the skills and experience to prepare you for your chosen degree.Forensic Psychology is located at the intersection between Psychology and Criminology. The discipline involves applying evidence-based practice underpinned by psychological theories to improve the experience and outcomes of individuals who come into contact with the criminal justice and penal systems.Students on this course will explore core psychological areas, such as Biopsychology, Cognitive psychology, Developmental Psychology, Individual differences, Social psychology, and research methods alongside carefully curated criminology courses which link psychological theory to the criminal justice environment, offender behaviours and issues of forensic investigation.**Why study this course?**• Blending strengths of Newman in Psychology and criminology• Forensic content threaded throughout all three years of study.• Learn about broader societal and psychological factors which affect criminal behaviours.**This programme is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS), and students gaining at least a lower 2nd class honours degree are eligible for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) with the BPS, which means you’ll have taken your first step towards becoming a professional psychologist.**

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 48 - 95

University information

Newman University, Birmingham

  • University League Table

    120th

  • Campus address

    Newman University, Genners Lane, Bartley Green, Birmingham, Birmingham, B32 3NT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    112th out of 118 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    107 50%

    93rd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    49 49%

    109th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    51st

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