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Course summary

Psychology is the science of human behaviour and mind. It is concerned with individual psychological processes and the social context of how we think and interact with the world around us. Forensic psychology applies these processes and knowledge to legal domains, helping shape how the police, courts, prisons, and probation services understand and react to victims, witnesses, and offenders. Forensic psychology practitioners assess and work with offenders, victims and witnesses to crime, and give evidence in court. They might carry out risk assessments on offenders with mental health issues, work with children with anti-social behaviour, or develop treatment plans to help rehabilitate offenders. Our course covers all core elements of psychological study as required by the British Psychological Society (BPS), from lifespan development, biopsychology, and research methods, to social, critical and individual differences. As well as developing a thorough understanding of key psychological research, theory and principles, you’ll also explore a wide range of topics focusing on theories of crime, victimisation and psychology in legal contexts; including offender behaviour, eyewitness testimony, jury decision-making, police investigations, and the assessment and treatment of offenders. Our degree courses are accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS). Features and benefits

  • Accredited course - Our course is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS).
  • Teaching expertise - Our teaching staff includes practising researchers, counselling, clinical, and forensic psychologists.
  • Outstanding facilities - You’ll have access to our specialist facilities for psychology demonstration and practice, which includes an fNIRS imaging research device, 12 experimental testing laboratories and six psychology laboratories.
  • Rise programme - Go beyond your curriculum and engage with RISE and its unique skills-based workshops and projects. Gain additional credits and enhance your CV.
  • Work-based learning - Acquire transferable employability skills and knowledge that can be applied to a work-based setting.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
P258
Institution code:
M40
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE English Language grade C/4 or IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any element GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or grade 4 Equivalents e.g. Functional Skills Level 2 or Key Skills are not accepted for this course.   This course does not accept applications for advanced entry to Year 2 or Year 3.


Unistats information

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
88%
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Fees and funding

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Forensic Psychology at Manchester Metropolitan University - UCAS