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Sheffield Hallam University: Forensic Psychology

Institution Sheffield Hallam University
Department Sheffield Hallam University
Web http://www.shu.ac.uk
Telephone (+44) 0114 225 5533
Study type Taught

Summary

Please note that the closing date is the 26th April 2021, and all applications will be considered on Monday 3rd May 2021.

1. Course summary - Study a British Psychology Society accredited course.

  • Work towards completing Stage One of the two-stage BPS chartership process.

  • Learn new research methods and conduct your own empirical project.

  • Gain consultancy skills, communicating with professional audiences.

  • Develop the knowledge, skills, values and academic approach to work in areas relating to forensic psychology.

On this course, you'll study both psychological theory and practice. You'll focus on investigative psychology, the role of psychology within criminal justice processes, and how offenders are assessed and treated. Upon graduation, you'll be prepared for a range of worthwhile career paths.

2. How you learn The course has a blended learning approach. You will attend for four 'block weeks' in October, November, February and March. The rest of your learning will be undertaken online, with screencasts, online activities and discussion threads. During block weeks, you will participate in workshop-based activities on topics in forensic psychology.

You learn through

  • workshop-based activities on campus

  • independent study

  • online activities

  • guest lecturers

  • screencasts

Applied learning

Networking opportunities- There are guest speakers from the field of criminal justice and you gain experience in research skills, learn about ongoing personal and professional development.

Master of Science - MSc (PG)

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