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ForenPsyD - Doctorate in Forensic Psychology Practice
Forensic Psychology Forensic Science (Non-Medical)
The Doctorate in Forensic Psychology is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). It is a ‘top-up’ designed for qualified Forensic Psychologists who would like to undertake an applied research project in an area related to the field of forensic psychology. The Top-Up Doctorate will be available to registered practitioners who are seeking to formalise their research and clinical skills in an area of specialism. Candidates will work with a team of supervisors who will support them to submit a research thesis documenting a significantly large piece of research. The thesis currently has a word limit of 36,000. The ‘top-up’ comprises a module called the ‘Advanced Doctoral Thesis’. The aim of this module is to create and interpret new knowledge. The thesis will demonstrate a substantial contribution to the development of new knowledge, practice techniques, ideas or approaches through original research. The research will be of a quality to satisfy peer review, extend the forefront of the discipline, and merit publication.
The research thesis is assessed by viva voce examination.
Employability & Careers
A Doctorate in Forensic Psychology enables graduates to gain Registered Practitioner status with the Health Care Professionals Council (HCPC).
For this course (per year)
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Applicants are required to be registered as a Forensic Psychologist with the HCPC and will have completed a HCPC approved route to qualification.
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