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Applied Criminology and Forensic Psychology

Edinburgh Napier University

Venues

Sighthill Campus

Content

Studying applied criminology and forensic psychology at postgraduate level will allow you to develop a range of analytical and practical skills benefitting you as a practitioner or researcher.

You’ll have the opportunity of a work placement alongside specialised modules covering mediation, international criminology, assessment of offenders, child protection and advanced quantitative and qualitative research methods. These modules will give you a valuable set of skills for both employment and further research.

Your tutors will be research-active staff who are experts in their field. You’ll also benefit from external practitioners who bring their practical skills and experience to the course.

Subjects include:
Advanced Forensic Psychology; Advanced Research Skills; Child Protection in Context; Community Safety and Mediation; Criminal Justice in Practice; Current Topics in Crime; International and Comparative Criminology; Practical Forensic Psychology; Specialist and Investigative Journalism; Work Placement; Dissertation.

Entry Requirements

A 2:1 Honours degree or equivalent in a related subject such as social sciences, criminology, psychology, sociology, law, humanities, forensic nursing, policing. Those with a 2:2 degree should contact the programme leader.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MSc

Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

2 years

Department

Criminology, Psychology and Sociology

SCQF Level

11

Career Sectors