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Psychology with Forensic and Investigative Psychology BSc (Hons)

Abertay University

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UCAS CODE: C816

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Abertay Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Psychology is the scientific study of the most complex machine imaginable: the human mind. Our degree with Forensic and Investigative Psychology teaches you how psychological theory and research can be applied to forensic settings like police investigations, the court room, and the prison service.The first two years of this flexible degree are designed to help you dig deeper into the science behind the way humans think, feel, and behave. In years three and four, you take more advanced options related to your specialist degree pathway. You'll discover just how vital psychology is to criminal investigations.Our academic experts will give you a thorough understanding of this fascinating world, including how to:Analyse offender motives.Understand offending behaviour.Evaluate eyewitness testimony.Profile missing people.Understand the language of the judicial system.Support vulnerable witnesses, victims and offenders.Assess and treat of a variety of criminal behaviours.An analytical approach is needed to evaluate the different kinds of criminal behaviour involved in investigations. You'll learn how to observe behaviour, tackle literature-based research and develop, test and evaluate theories. This culminates in conducting your own supervised research project in your final year, which is one of the corner stones of your degree.You can switch to another Psychology pathway if you develop an interest in a particular topic later on.This Psychology with Forensic and Investigative Psychology degree is accredited is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and its core areas follow the curriculum set out by the BPS. This accreditation is essential for students who want to become a Chartered Psychologist, and means that successful graduates are eligible to apply for further professional psychology training.Our BSc (Hons) Psychology course scored an impressive 95% for Overall Student Satisfaction in the 2020 National Student Survey (NSS).Abertay is widely regarded as THE place to come for high quality teaching. But don't just take our word for it:Sunday Times UK University of the Year 2021 for Teaching Quality.Guardian University Guide 2020 Top 10 in the UK for Student Satisfaction with Teaching, Course and Feedback.National Student Survey 2020 Top 10 UK Universities for Student Satisfaction.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 14,000per year

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University information

Abertay University

  • University League Table

    109th

  • Campus address

    Abertay University, Bell Street, Dundee, Dundee, City Of, DD1 1HG, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    56th out of 118 16

    5th out of 34 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    129 62%

    43rd

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    44.0 44%

    96th

    33
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    17th

    3
  • Entry standards

    / Max 167
    150 79%

    4th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.37 87%

    3rd

    1

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