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Forensic Psychology Practice PGDip

Forensic Psychology Practice PGDip

Key information
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Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

Forensic Psychology

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This new professional course is awaiting approval by the Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC). When this course is approved and successfully completed, you will be eligible to apply to the HCPC Register to practice as a Forensic Psychologist in the UK. The Forensic Psychology Practice PGDip is a 2-year, full-time course. You will integrate academic learning with work-based professional activities. It has received university approval and is awaiting approval by the Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC). When this course is approved and successfully completed, you will be eligible to apply to the HCPC Register to practice as a Forensic Psychologist in the UK. You will only be eligible for the course if you are already working in a forensic setting and wish to progress further (there are no placements). You will gain the necessary practitioner skills to become qualified forensic psychologists and to become competent and professional scientist-practitioners. The programme covers the following topics: professional practice portfolio; working safely and effectively within ethical, legal and organisational boundaries; research methodologies; contemporary issues in Forensic Practice (culture, equality and diversity); consultancy and training other professionals.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

2 years

Start date

JAN-20

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

Fee for year one: £2,800; fee for year two: £2,970

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students should have an undergraduate Psychology degree providing Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society (BPS). You must have also successfully completed Stage 1 training in Forensic Psychology (eg successfully completed a BPS-accredited MSc in Forensic Psychology).

University information

Newcastle University is a world-leading university, advancing knowledge, providing creative solutions and solving global problems. The university is a founding member of the prestigious Russell Group, one of 24 leading research-intensive UK universities. In recent years, Newcastle University has developed a presence in three similarly vibrant and globally-connected locations – London, Singapore and Malaysia. These provide both a global...more

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