University gets set to launch new MSc in Forensic Psychology

Are you fascinated by the psychology of crime and criminal investigation? Want to learn about those who commit crime? Would you like to understand about professional practice as a forensic psychologist?

Applications are now open for our brand new MSc in Forensic Psychology.

New for September 2021, the course will develop and apply psychology knowledge to criminal investigation processes, working with those who offend and other professionals in the criminal justice system.

Forensic psychologists work in prison, probation and forensic mental health settings, working closely with the police, the courts, and with victims of crime.

Successful students might also choose to develop a career in other roles within the criminal justice system such as the probation, prison or police services.

Professor Jason Davies, said: ‘’As programme director, I'm really excited about the launch of the new course.

“Having worked as an academic and a practising consultant forensic and clinical psychologist in forensic mental health, prison and probation services for more than 20 years it is great that Swansea University will now be providing an MSc geared towards training a future generation of forensic psychologists.

“The programme draws on expertise from within the university as well as local and national experts who will provide lectures, seminars and workshops to students on the course.’’

For more information please visit https://www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/humanandhealthsciences/msc-forensic-psychology/.