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Applied Criminology and Forensic PsychologySighthill
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Start Date: 2020/09/01
Duration: 12 months
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Develop a deep insight into crime and what causes criminal behaviour by studying this uniquely practical and applied course.Studying applied criminology and forensic psychology at postgraduate level will allow you to develop a range of enquiring, analytical and practical skills benefitting you as a practitioner or researcher. You'll have the opportunity of a work placement alongside specialised modules covering mediation, international criminology, assessment of offenders, child protection and advanced quantitative and qualitative research methods. These modules will give you a valuable set of skills for both employment and further research.Your tutors are all experts in this field and currently undertaking research. We also invite external practitioners who bring their practical skills and experience to the course throughout the year.Applications submitted after 31 July 2019 are not guaranteed to be considered for September 2019 entry.Please visit our website for course details.
Bachelor (Honours) degree at 2.1 (or equivalent) in a related subject (e.g. social sciences, criminology, psychology, sociology, law, humanities, forensic nursing, policing). Those wishing to apply with a 2.2 should contact the programme leader. If English is not your first language you should have an IELTS score of 6.0 overall, with no component below 5.5 (or an equivalent qualification).
IELTS (Academic): 6.0
About this university
The average international student body at Napier number in the region of 4000 and are from around 100 different countries. Prior to arriving in the city there is country specific information on the website covering not only the application process but also visas and immigration information. There is also help on hand with matters such as accommodation without the university and in the wider city. Further help and assistance is on hand for subjects such as healthcare, finance and bringing family members to the country or finding work while studying. The Napier Studentâ€™s Association is behind the organisation of various out of class activities as well as organising annual events, offering support and advice to its members and running social venues. The Independent Student Advice Service is one element to help with any problems that students encounter and is not part of the university so is independent. It offers help ranging from academic advice to health and well being matter, financial guidance and even disciplinary issues. NSA also organises a number of events known as Freshers Week where new students can be acquainted with the university and the city. There are also a host of clubs and societies to get involved with at the university. These range from sports clubs such as football and rugby to activities such as go-karting and snooker as well as interest and culture groups. Students also have the chance to start their own if they find a gap for their interest.