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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Lincoln (Main Site)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    04-OCT-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This course focuses on case formulation and the applied aspects of forensic psychology. There is an emphasis on working with different groups, including children/adolescents, violent or sexual offenders and those with forensic mental health concerns. The programme has a clear emphasis on practice-based topics in forensic psychology. You will have the opportunity to develop your knowledge of police investigative processes and considerations for courts and sentencing, while having the chance to gain knowledge and skills that are beneficial for working with different client groups, considering their assessment, risk level and treatment. Our forensic psychology team draws on the expertise of a range of practitioners working in applied forensic psychology settings to provide specialist input into the programme. You will have the opportunity to conduct a research project alongside academics who are active researchers in their fields. Areas of expertise amongst staff include understanding deception and interviewing skills, sexual desire and sexual offending, and online sexual exploitation material. This programme is accredited with the British Psychological Society (BPS) and for those with BPS Graduate Basis of Chartership (GBC), acts as Stage 1 training towards becoming a Chartered Forensic Psychologist. Career and Personal Development: Graduates may pursue careers in many different forensic settings and roles. This MSc acts as Stage 1 training for those with Graduate Basis for Chartered membership accredited psychology degrees to become a Chartered Forensic and HCPC Registered Psychologist. Careers Services: The University Careers and Employability Team offer qualified advisors who can work with you to provide tailored, individual support and careers advice during your time at the University. Students will also achieve PGDip and PGCert.

Application deadline

30/6/2021

Tuition fees

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£ 16,000per year

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University information

University of Lincoln

  • University League Table

    45th

  • Campus address

    University of Lincoln, Brayford Pool, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN6 7TS, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    49th out of 118 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    124 60%

    51st

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    58 58%

    43rd

    7
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.13 83%

    26th

    32

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