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 advisors
You 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.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
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- Year 2
Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)
Direct entry into Year 2 of this programme is considered on a case by case basis.
English language requirements
Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.
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