Forensic PsychologyHendon Campus
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Rank: 98 (TCUG)
Location: Hendon Campus
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2019/10/01
Intl fees: £12500
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This course provides you with an in-depth understanding of forensic psychology's key principles. Through special visits and interactive workshops, you will develop your awareness of forensic psychological practice and the work of leading criminal justice professionals. You will have access to some of the UKs leading computer, laboratory and library study facilities as well as specialised psychology facilities such as a psychophysiology laboratory, social observation laboratories, an auditory cognition laboratory, and testing cubicles. You will gain a critical understanding of a variety of research techniques and statistical methods. Your individual work will contribute to research in forensic psychology and develop your own analytical and reporting skills. Scholarly work is organised around psychological, legal and criminological concepts relevant to contemporary social issues and organisations. With a strong grounding in ethics, human rights, professional practice and research, this course will aid your subsequent professional practice.
2:1 (hons degree) in Psychology conferring GBC/GBR and relevant experience
IELTS (Academic): 7.0
PTE Academic: 58.0
TOEFL (iBT): 87.0
About this university
Around 23% of students are from outside the UK and around 16% are from outside the European Union. This means there are plentiful resources to help students feel at home in their new surroundings as well as information on matters such as immigration and visas. The orientation program is free to all overseas students who register ahead of time. It includes being met at the airport as well as a series of informal workshops and even a British tea party. Go for fish and chip supper as well as shopping trips, all aimed at getting students comfortable with their new surroundings. The student union is the heart of extracurricular activities at the university as well as providing support and advice to its members. It organises the various societies and clubs on offer as well as volunteering and charity organisations, skill building opportunities and social events. It also controls the student run media, which includes a magazine, issued each term, a radio station, TV channel and online blog that showcases studentâ€™s work. The union operates The Forum, a social spot where students can meet their friends while the Ricketts Quadrangle is another place to meet up. The Grove Atrium is the arts and fashion section where students can display their creations and meet up with others of similar interests. There are a large number of clubs and societies on offer covering many interests as well as sports, faith and culture groups. There are also hobby groups and those based around an academic subjects while students also have the option to set up their own with a group of like-minded friends.