Kingston University

151–200 th
Young University Rankings 2018
601–800 th
World University Rankings 2018
River House, 53-57 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 1LQ, United Kingdom

Forensic Psychology including Foundation Year

If you are considering a career in forensic or other areas of psychology, this degree includes all core areas required by the British Psychological Society. One of the few UK degrees offering a specialist forensic psychology qualification, it examines criminal investigation, the psychology of offending behaviour, and practical and theoretical approaches to psychology in general. Forensic psychology in the UK is flourishing with significant growth in the job market. This course has been designed for those who aspire to work as a professional forensic psychologist or to develop a career in an aligned area such as police, probation, drug rehabilitation and legal services. Thorough grounding in all areas of scientific psychology will also equip you to develop a career in any other area of psychology. Work-based practice and observation opportunities in the final year will enhance your employment opportunities. Qualification as a professional forensic psychologist requires further postgraduate training via a BPS approved forensic psychology MSc, such as the one offered by Kingston. Professional accreditation This course has been accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS). Graduates are eligible for graduate membership of the BPS and the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership, which is the first step towards becoming a chartered psychologist, can (with further training) lead to a career in forensic psychology.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,London