Forensic Psychology - MSc

University of Kent

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The MSc in Forensic Psychology at Kent is accredited by The British Psychological Society as providing the first (academic) year of professional training for those who wish to qualify as Chartered Forensic Psychologists.OverviewThe programme was introduced in October 1995, and the School of Psychology has a long tradition of research in the area of criminal justice and legal psychology. Currently, several members of the School are actively involved in research and consultancy, and several PhD ... READ MORE

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Full time | Canterbury Campus | 1 year | 26-SEP-22

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Psychology
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87th / 131
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50th
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24th

Start date and duration

Start date
26-SEP-22
Full Time
1 year

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Degree requirement - GBC status: You must hold, or have applied for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC, formerly GBR) with the British Psychological Society (BPS). Please note that Graduate Membership of the BPS is not accepted. You will normally have GBC status if you hold a Psychology honours degree accredited by the BPS. Adequate level of academic achievement: You must also hold a Bachelor's or Master's degree with a classification (grade average) of a high 2.1 (i.e. average grade of 65 or over) or Merit in the UK system (the second highest classification after First/Distinction). Results from institutions in other countries will be assessed individually according to this standard. An assessed piece of coursework must also be submitted as part of the application for review by the programme director. Statistics and research methods training in the social sciences: This programme includes a one-year statistics sequence which you must normally pass in order to receive your award. The teaching assumes that you are familiar with the following topics: Means and standard deviations; Distributions, hypothesis testing and statistical significance; t-tests; Correlation coefficients; Variables and measurement.

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£9,300 per year
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£14,300 per year
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More info: For students continuing on this programme fees will increase year on year by no more than RPI + 3% in each academic year of study except where regulated..

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£19,000 per year
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More info: For students continuing on this programme fees will increase year on year by no more than RPI + 3% in each academic year of study except where regulated..

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The University of Kent is a leading international higher education institution, with a reputation for academic excellence and the unofficial title of the UK’s ‘European university’. With postgraduate centres in Paris and Brussels alongside the Canterbury and Medway main campuses, students will find that the university is the perfect place to sharpen their focus and broaden their horizons as they continue their studies. The university is dedicated to both geographic and lifestyle flexibility, with the majority of its courses available to complete on a part or full-time basis in addition to a cross-border learning journey. Students can also select from a range of short courses or remote learning offerings and can often choose between a September or January start date to suit their needs.

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University of Kent

University of Kent Canterbury
Kent
CT2 7NZ United Kingdom Nearest train station: Canterbury West  0.6 miles away

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