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Psychology with Forensic Psychology BSc (Hons)

University of Kent

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    17-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Why do people commit crime? How are victims affected by crime? On our Psychology with Forensic Psychology degree, you will apply psychological theories, methods and processes to the study of criminal behaviour and the justice system.Our British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited degree enables you to confront the issues that humans face with psychology's scientific principles. We give you the tools to develop your own ideas on criminal behaviour, explore how to reduce offending and understand victim responses to offending behaviour.Choose to study Psychology with Forensic Psychology at Kent because:· it’s accredited by the British Psychological Society, this can be your first step to becoming a Forensic Psychologist or any other kind of Chartered Psychologist· you’ll discover your future in a subject ranked 16th in the UK for graduate prospects in The Complete University Guide 2022. Our recent graduates have started their own businesses, researched in the civil service and become practising Psychologists· you’ll become part of Kent's Centre of Research and Education in Forensic Psychology (CORE-FP) alongside a large team of internationally-renowned experts who are involved in major journals and assess and treat individuals who have offended· you can test out your own theories and hypotheses in our excellent facilities, including brain stimulation and virtual reality laboratories· you can be inspired by our exciting modules, providing you with fresh perspectives from world-leading experts in cognition and neuroscience, business, developmental, forensic, organisational, political and social psychology· you’ll join a dynamic learning community, ranked 5th for research intensity in The Complete University Guide 2022· you’ll benefit from ongoing support in your studies through our peer mentoring scheme, including tailored support for statistics, as well as dedicated academic advisorsYou study the core areas required for accreditation: statistics, biological and general psychology, social and developmental psychology, cognitive psychology, child development and personality. Forensic psychology will feature throughout your degree in modules and work on a reflective log book.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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21,200per year

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University information

University of Kent

  • University League Table

    50th

  • Campus address

    University of Kent, Recruitment and Admissions Office, Registry, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NZ, England

With a global reputation for academic excellence, first-class research and teaching, Kent offers a superb education and memorable student experience.
Kent welcomes students from 152 countries. 21% of students are from Europe and overseas, creating a diverse and supportive community.
Located in historic and inspiring locations that have the continent on their doorstep, you’ll be part of a global community and supported every step of the way.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    24th out of 118 6

    8th out of 34 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    135 65%

    39th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68.0 68%

    16th

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.88 78%

    86th

    14
  • Entry standards

    / Max 167
    123 65%

    12th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    20th

    12

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