Master in Forensic Psychology - Máster en Psicología Forense
The MSc Investigative Forensic Psychology has been developed in consultation with the Metropolitan Police Crime Academy.
The course is one of only two MSc courses in the country which focuses on the criminal investigation aspects of forensic psychology. The course is delivered by academic staff and guest practitioners with specialist knowledge and research experience in the area, providing a thorough grounding in this dynamic new discipline. It will provide you with a thorough theoretical and applied knowledge of the psychological issues and research related to the investigation of crime and the courtroom.
To apply for a Taught Masters postgraduate course at LSBU you need one of the following:
- IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 580 (Paper) or 237 (Computer) or 90 (Internet)
- Licenciado/Título de Ingeniero/Título de Arquitecto, average 6.0-6.9 (old grading system), or 1.5 in new grading system
For Postgraduate Diploma and Masters courses the normal entry qualification is an Honours degree or equivalent. For some Postgraduate Diplomas alternative qualifications are accepted along with relevant work experience. The University considers each application on its merits and is prepared to admit candidates who can demonstrate they have reached the normal entry requirements on the basis of prior experiential learning.
•X3 modules = PgCert
•X6 modules = PgDip
•X6 modules and dissertation = Masters
•Psychological aspects of investigation
•Investigative research methods 1
•Investigative research methods 2
•Vulnerable witnesses and suspects
•Decision making in the forensic context
LSBU is committed to supporting you develop your employability and succeed in getting a job after you have graduated. Your qualification will certainly help, but in a competitive market you also need to work on your employability, and on your career search. Our Employability Service will support you in developing your skills, finding a job, interview techniques, work experience or an internship, and will help you assess what you need to do to get the job you want at the end of your course