Royal Holloway, University of London

Course Introduction

The programme is jointly delivered by the School of Law and the Department of Psychology and is designed for full and part'time study. The contributions to the programme from academics in Psychology, Criminology and Law reflect the multidisciplinary context of applied forensic psychology and will develop your skills in integrating multidisciplinary concepts and communicating to multidisciplinary colleagues. The strong links with external practitioners in the field of forensic psychology give the programme a distinctive emphasis on detention and prisons, the assessment and treatment of the mentally disordered offender and young people in the Criminal Justice System.

Course Modules

Modules: research based practice in forensic psychology; young people in the criminal justice system; the legal process; aspects of the investigative process; advanced techniques in social and behavioural research; statistics for research; dissertation.

Course Additional Entry

1st or 2.1 Honours degree in BSc (Hons) Psychology, or any Psychology joint degree accredited by the British Psychological Society. A graduate conversion course accredited by the British Psychological Society. English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 overall with 7.0 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in all other subscores.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £14,200  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £6,550  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate)