University of Manchester: Doctorate in Forensic Psychology
|Institution||University of Manchester|
|Department||Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health|
|Telephone||+44 (0)161 275 5608|
The Post Qualification Professional Doctorate in Forensic Psychology programme aims to provide you with the opportunity to: - Create and interpret new knowledge, through original research or other advanced scholarship, of a quality to satisfy peer review, extend the forefront of the discipline, and merit publication;
Systematically acquire and understand of a substantial body of knowledge which is at the forefront of the forensic psychology;
Develop the general ability to conceptualise, design and implement a project for the generation of new knowledge, applications or understanding at the forefront of the discipline, and to adjust the project design in the light of unforeseen problems;
Develop qualities and transferable skills necessary for employment requiring the exercise of personal responsibility and largely autonomous initiative in complex and unpredictable situations, in professional environments.
Programme learning outcomes - At the end of the Professional Doctorate in Forensic Psychology programme successful graduates are expected to be able to:
Make informed judgements on complex issues in the specialist field of forensic psychology, often in the absence of complete data;
Communicate ideas and conclusions clearly and effectively to specialist and non-specialist audiences;
Undertake applied research and development at an advanced level, contributing to the development of new techniques, ideas or approaches;
Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of applicable techniques for research and advanced academic enquiry.
|Level||RQF Level 8|
For applicants whose first language is not English, or if you have not studied recently in the UK, you must supply an official IELTS or TOEFL transcript to support your application, or provide a date on which you will be taking a test. Please note the IELTS and TOEFL are only valid for two years.
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