London South Bank University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Psychology (Forensic Psychology)

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Course summary

BSc Psychology (Forensic Psychology) offers students a BPS-accredited undergraduate degree specialising in forensic psychology. In years one and two, students take the same modules as for the BSc Psychology. In year three, students take a research project in the area of forensic psychology, taught modules in investigative and forensic psychology, and two optional modules. On completion of this programme students will not be qualified to practise as a Forensic Psychologist.

Course details


Year 1: Psychological research methods 1; Introducing psychological approaches; Introducing real world psychology; Psychological research methods 2; Exploring psychological approaches; Exploring real world psychology. Year 2: Psychological research methods 3; The psychology of learning and memory; The psychology of feelings; Psychological research methods 4; The psychology of behaviour with others; The psychology of thinking and communication. Year 3: Empirical project; Plus four options from: Psychology of mental health; Health psychology; Forensic psychology OR Investigative psychology (one of these modules is COMPULSORY for this route); Development of brain and behaviour in infancy; Psychopharmacology; Psychology of addictive behaviours; Psychology of group processes; Extended essay; Thinking: past, present and future; Developmental disorders; Art, awareness and the brain; Applied psychometrics; Neuropsychology; Counselling psychology.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

International applicants

English Language Requirements for International and EU Applicants: IELTS 6.0 (the minimum score required in each skill area is 5.5) or TOEFL IBT 80 ( the minimum score required in each skills areas are: Reading 18, Listening 17, Writing 17, Speaking 20) or Pearson Test of English Academic 52 (the minimum score required in each skill area is 51)

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A-C including Maths and English or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above).

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

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