Solent University

East Park Terrace, Southampton, Hampshire, SO14 0YN, United Kingdom

Psychology (Forensic and Psychopathology)

Are you interested in human psychology? Keen to work in the probation, criminal justice or forensic psychology fields? This degree aims to help you develop a broad knowledge of psychology and develop an understanding of what motivates criminal behaviour and how psychology can help rehabilitate offenders. This course focuses on how psychology works in the real world, and explores a wide variety of themes, including theories and models of criminal behaviour, offenders with mental health issues, rehabilitation, and forensic psychology in the workplace. The course places a strong emphasis on developing work-based skills. Students hone their problem-solving skills through case studies and gain practical insights into the work of a psychologist. Additionally, students have the opportunity to do a work placement in your third year. Psychology students here at Solent have full access to the University’s specialist facilities which include computer labs and experimental cubicles, as well as psychophysiological recording equipment and eye-tracking apparatus. Teaching is delivered by course team with extensive professional and academic experience, and close links with industry. Through these links, past psychology students have benefitted from guest talks from industry, such as offender managers, voluntary agency workers and members of the prison service.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,Southampton
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £11,000