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Psychology with Forensic Scene Investigation BSc (Hons)

Abertay University

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UCAS CODE: CF64

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

We will teach you how to use forensic processes and apply analytical psychology to police investigations. You will learn how to investigate crime scenes and the motivation behind the crimes involved.The first two years of this 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 pathway, covering forensic scene examination, evidence processing and interpretation. Our experienced academics are experts in criminal investigation and forensic science. We will give you a thorough understanding of this world, and you can study topics such as:Crime scene examination and management.Interpretation and presentation of evidence.Applying behaviour to major crime investigations.Applying memory research from crime scene to court.Understanding the language of the judicial system.Psychology is both an experimental and observational science. This means you will observe and measure human behaviour, tackle literature 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 Scene Investigation 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) and Forensic Science was the top rated modern Scottish department in the 2021 Good University Guide.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

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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

    5th out of 34 7

  • 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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