B.Sc. On Campus

Forensic Psychology and Criminal Justice (Hons)

Liverpool John Moores University

36 months
16600 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Completing the professionally-accredited BSc Forensic Psychology and Criminal Justice (Hons) at Liverpool John Moores University will give you vital insights into the criminal mind and criminal justice system, opening up a wide range of exciting career opportunities.


In recent decades the psychological and criminological spheres have become inseparable and this course is designed to reflect this. It is aimed at people who want a BPS recognised psychology degree but who have a keen interest in the sphere of criminal justice and criminal behaviour.

The interdisciplinary approach of this programme allows you to draw links between the two subjects and apply psychological issues to real-life situations so that you get a true understanding of how the human mind works in relation to criminal activity.

BSc Forensic Psychology and Criminal Justice (Hons) at Liverpool John Moores University course is taught across the Schools of Natural Science and Psychology and Law, so teaching takes place across two locations - the Tom Reilly Building and the £38million Redmonds Building.


The choice of careers open to you as a Forensic Psychology and Criminal Justice graduate is extremely varied because of the wide range of vocational skills you will acquire on the course.

Examples of careers secured by recent graduates include trainee forensic psychologist, clinical support worker, police officer, trainee probation officer, probation service assistant, arrest referral and bail support team worker, drug and alcohol support worker, victim support worker, witness support worker, youth worker and cognitive behavioural programme facilitator for the prison service.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Criminal Justice System
  • Developmental Psychology and Individual Differences
  • Biological and Cognitive Psychology
  • Criminological Theory
  • Forensic Psychology and Criminal Justice
  • Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • We are looking for students who are keen to learn more around issues of Criminal Justice and Psychology. 
  • This course is designed to relate relevant theory to practical knowledge and experience in order to provide the skills for future employment in both criminal justice and psychological related fields.
  • International Baccalaureate: Acceptable on its own and combined with other qualifications
  • Additional information: 128 UCAS Tariff points from IB Composite parts, or in combination with other Level 3 qualifications

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16600 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • Placement (home student): £1,850
  • Placement (international student): £3,650

Living costs for Liverpool

556 - 1035 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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