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BSc (Hons)Forensic Psychology

University of Portsmouth
United Kingdom, Portsmouth
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Overview

Ever wondered how the science of psychology is used to inform practice in forensic and legal settings?

This BSc (Hons) Forensic Psychology, which is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS), is one of only a few undergraduate courses in the country specialising in this field. You’ll learn skills such as investigative interviewing and deception detection, and cover topics such as eye witness identification and burglar selection strategy.

You’ll be eligible for graduate membership of the BPS when you complete the course, which is the first step towards becoming a Chartered Psychologist. The skills you learn will also be useful in careers like police work, social welfare, the probation service and teaching.

Career opportunities

When you complete the course, you’ll be eligible for graduate membership of the British Psychological Society (BPS), which is an essential first step to becoming a professional forensic psychologist. To become a professional forensic psychologist, you’ll need to do further academic training for up to 6 years.

Many graduates go on to do an MSc in Forensic Psychology after the course. You could also start a career in areas such as:

teaching
health associated professions
social welfare
police work
probation service
research

Roles previous graduates have gone on to include:

clinical psychologist
forensic psychologist
educational psychologist
counsellor
health planning analyst

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States