You will study the forensic psychological practice and the work of other criminal justice professionals through visits and workshops. You will develop core professional, ethical and research skills in line with the BPS and Division of Forensic Psychology (DFP) National Occupational Standards. You will also learn how to make an appropriate contribution to research in forensic psychology.
You will gain knowledge and understanding in key areas of forensic psychology such as aetiology of offending behaviour, judicial decision making, offender treatment programmes, victimisation and investigative psychology. You will be able to critically apply a variety of research techniques and statistical methods, and you will develop your skills in research, analysis and reporting, and working as a team or individually.