As well as studying the core areas of Psychology, you will also cover a range of Forensic Psychology topics within your specific programme modules,such as:
- Theories of crime
- Risk and treatment of violent and sexual offenders
- Forensic Mental Health
- Self-harm and suicide in prison
- Offending behaviour programmes
In your final year you can tailor your degree and choose options which may include the application of psychology to areas such as Business, Health, Child Development, Counselling, Mental Health and Sport Psychology. In addition to this, Forensic Psychology students can choose to continue with an existing professional work placement and develop their employability skills further.
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This degree is accredited by the British Psychological Society
(BPS) as conferring eligibility for Graduate Membership of the Society with the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership, provided the minimum standard of qualification of a second
class honours is achieved. This is the first step to becoming a
This accreditation is important as it is a benchmark of quality, as defined by psychologists. GBC is an entry requirement for many BPS accredited postgraduate training courses, for example: Clinical, Forensic, Counselling, Educational, Occupational or Sport Psychology, one of the routes to becoming a practitioner as, for example, a Clinical Psychologist, a Forensic Psychologist, Counselling Psychologist, Educational Psychologist, Occupational Psychologist or a Sport Psychologist. These specialisms form part of the route to becoming a Chartered Psychologist (C. Psychol.).