36 months
15900 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The BSc (Hons) Psychology with Forensic Psychology degree at University of Lincoln aims to provide students with an understanding of the core concepts and practices in Psychology in general, along with a level of specialised knowledge in Forensic Psychology.

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On this degree, students have the opportunity to learn through a combination of lecture-based teaching, small group seminar discussions, and practical tasks. This is provided by research-active academics with specialist knowledge in cognitive neuropsychology, vision, and attentional processing, infant cognition and language, mental health, life span development, and social psychology. The course enables students to develop an ability to design, conduct, and analyse independent research projects.

The BSc (Hons) Psychology with Forensic Psychology degree at University of Lincoln  aims to provide students with a realistic insight into the day-to-day work of a forensic psychologist. Within forensic-related modules, students can gain an understanding of the motives, mind-sets, and behaviours of people who commit various crimes, as well as the assessment and treatment of offence-related risk factors.

Career Opportunities

The Clinical Psychology degree is aimed at those who wish to pursue a career in health and social services or engage in clinical research. The Forensic Psychology course is designed for those considering a career in forensic settings such as the police, prison, and probation services, or secure health service settings.


The course is accredited by the British Psychological Society 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Brain, Behaviour & Cognition 
  • Conceptual & Historical Issues in Psychology 
  • Developing Individual in Society 
  • Foundations of Forensic Psychology 
  • Research Skills  

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 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

  • GCE Advanced Levels: ABB, to include a science related subject: Psychology, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths, Geography, Economics. General Studies and Critical Thinking are accepted.
  • International Baccalaureate: 32 points overall, with 5 at Higher Level in a science related subject. (Psychology, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Applied Science, Maths, Geography or Economics).
  • BTEC Extended Diploma in Social Sciences, Applied Science, Health and Social Care or Forensic & Criminal Investigation accepted: Distinction, Distinction, Merit
  • Access to Higher Education Diploma: 45 Level 3 credits with a minimum of 128 UCAS Tariff points, including 15 credits in a science related subject. (Psychology, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Applied Science, Maths, Geography or Economics).
  • Applicants will also need at least three GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, which must include English and Maths or Statistics. Equivalent Level 2 qualifications may also be considered.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15900 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • Part-time: £77.00 per credit

Living costs for Lincoln

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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



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