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Forensic Psychology - Doctorate (D. Foren. Psy.)

Forensic Psychology - Doctorate (D. Foren. Psy.)

Different course options

Full time | Llandaff Campus | 2 years | JAN

Study mode

Full time

Duration

2 years

Start date

JAN

Key information
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Qualification type

ForenPsyD - Doctorate in Forensic Psychology Practice

Subject areas

Forensic Psychology Forensic Science (Non-Medical)

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Course Overview

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.

Assessment

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).

Modules

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.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

6,750

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

3,000

Entry requirements

Applicants are required to be registered as a Forensic Psychologist with the HCPC and will have completed a HCPC approved route to qualification.

University information

Located across two campuses in Wales, Cardiff Metropolitan University is an award-winning institution (UK and Ireland University of the Year, Times Higher 2021) Cardiff Metropolitan University offers degree courses across a range of disciplines. Students can choose to study on either a full-time or part-time basis. Over 11,500 students from 140 countries study across its Cyncoed and Llandaff campuses. In addition, over 10,000 students...more