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Gain the skills you’ll need to work safely, ethically and effectively with offenders who pose a risk to others. Through a combination of taught classes and placement-based learning, you’ll not only learn as a student but also as an active staff member of staff in a forensic psychology and mental health system. Develop the core clinical skills needed to work in forensic psychology and mental health services in the UK and overseas Work on a placement within a forensic setting Gain comprehensive
Gain the skills you’ll need to work safely, ethically and effectively with offenders who pose a risk to others. Through a combination of taught classes and placement-based learning, you’ll not only learn as a student but also as an active staff member of staff in a forensic psychology and mental health system.
Develop the core clinical skills needed to work in forensic psychology and mental health services in the UK and overseas
Work on a placement within a forensic setting
Gain comprehensive training in research methods and writing
Access to Queen Mary’s comprehensive libraries, including the Postgraduate Reading Room
Access to the large medical and dental archives at the Royal London and at Barts
Mentors for non-programme related support, including careers advice
This programme develops the core clinical skills you’ll need to work in forensic psychology and mental health in the UK and overseas.
It’s ideal if you are training to be a psychologist or psychiatrist and want to work in forensic services: you not only gain an academic qualification but also the experience of reflecting on your own practice in forensic settings.
It’s also aimed at you if you are interested in becoming a future research leader in forensics: we’ll give you both the methodological skills and the clinical experience to pursue this goal.
This programme is currently seeking accreditation for the British Psychological Society’s Stage One qualification in Forensic Psychology.
Students need to have a good 2:2 or above at undergraduate level in Psychology or a related discipline. Alternatively, applicants should have an MBBS (or equivalent) and be registered as a Core or Higher trainee in any area of Psychiatry.
Queen Mary University of London is a member of the Russell Group and has its roots in four historic colleges in east London. Its long history dates all the way back to 1785 when it was opened as Englandâs first medical school. Today, the uni is based across several campuses throughout London, with good access to everything the city has to offer from its theatre district and gastronomy scene to its diverse and exciting nightlife scene, which includes bars, clubs, music venues, and more. The uni also forms part of the University of London and has a worldwide reputation, having produced numerous Nobel prize winners.