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Forensic Psychology (Honours), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Leeds, United Kingdom
At this Forensic Psychology (Honours) programme from Leeds Trinity University, you’ll question whether it’s safe to release violent prisoners early, if sex offenders can ever be rehabilitated and if we can prevent young people from getting involved in crime. 
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Overview

Start your path to becoming a Chartered Psychologist. 

This Forensic Psychology (Honours) programme from Leeds Trinity University is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) which makes you eligible for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership on successful completion of the course.

Get career inspiration from regular talks and workshops by professionals in the Criminal Justice System.

You’ll cover the core theories and themes in psychology, as well as exploring specialist forensic psychology topics which include theories of crime, risk assessment and treatment of offenders, forensic mental health, self-harm and suicide in prisons, and offending behaviour programmes.

You’ll be taught by practitioners and academics in the field of forensic psychology, who’ll give you individualised support throughout your degree. We’re renowned for the quality of our teaching, which draws on our lecturers’ extensive backgrounds in HM Prison Service, National Probation Service and the Ministry of Justice.

Career

You'll be trained to understand and help offenders, gaining valuable skills for the HM Prison Service – the biggest employer of Forensic Psychology graduates. You can explore exciting roles in the Ministry of Justice, the National Offender Management Service and the police.

The NHS, private practice, charities and education are also great options, plus this degree opens doors to plenty of other careers within psychology. Your degree will also prepare you for postgraduate study in any area of psychology.

Accreditation

Accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Course include:

  • Programme Level Assessment
  • Research Methods in Psychology 
  • Introduction to Forensic Psychology
  • Psychological Approaches to Personality and Intelligence
  • Cognition and the Brain
  • Psychology of Social Issues 
  • Ethics, Society and Employability

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Typically, our entry offer for this degree course is 112 UCAS tariff points.
  • Other requirements: For the old GCSE system we require grade C or above and for the new GCSE grading system we will accept grade 4 or higher in both English Language and Maths.​
  • We welcome students with a wide range of qualifications such as A Levels, BTECs and accredited Access courses. We treat every application on its own merits; we value highly the experience you illustrate in your personal statement.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Leeds

  • 637 - 1110 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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