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MSc Forensic Psychology

MSc Forensic Psychology

Goldsmiths, University of London

Goldsmiths, University of London, London, United Kingdom
  • QS World University Rankings
    511-520
  • Degree MSc
  • Study Level Masters
  • Course Intensity Full Time
  • Fees(GBP) 15500-
  • Start date Jan-2000

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This MSc provides the academic training required for a career as a forensic psychologist. The degree is accredited by the British Psychological Society as conferring eligibility for Graduate Membership of the Society and also the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership. Students will be introduced to a range of psychological theories, methods and processes within the context of the legal, criminal and civil justice systems. The course will cover the assessment and treatment of offenders, risk assessment methods, and treatment of offenders with mental health and personality disorders. This programme focuses on criminal investigations by examining psychological issues in eyewitness identification, investigative interviewing of witnesses and suspects, psychological profiling and detecting deception. Students will also explore legal and criminological concepts relevant to contemporary social issues and organisations. Issues relating to ethics, human rights, professional practice and research will be emphasised to provide a firm grounding for further professional training and practice.