Forensic Psychology Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Criminology and Forensic Psychology BSc (Hons) University of Chichester - 5% 10% £9250 £15840 131 Chichester On campus Full-time
Criminology and Psychology BSc (Hons) Sheffield Hallam University - 4% 5% £9250 £15860 £16655 117 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Criminology with Forensic Psychology BA (Hons) University of West London - 5% 0% £9250 £16250 111 Ealing On campus Full-time
Criminology and Criminal Psychology BSc (Hons) University of Greenwich - 10% 4% £9250 £16150 £17000 121 London On campus Full-time
Forensic Psychology BSc (Hons) York St John University - 0% 15% £9250 £14000 118 York On campus Full-time
Forensic Psychology BSc (Hons) Teesside University - 6% 5% £9250 £15000 109 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Criminology and Psychology (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University - 5% 8% £9250 £12500 117 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Forensic Psychology with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) University of Derby - 5% 12% £9250 £14900 114 Derby On campus Full-time
Forensic Psychology and Criminal Justice BSc (Hons) Liverpool John Moores University - 5% 8% £9250 £16100 146 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Psychology with Forensic and Investigative Psychology BSc (Hons) University of Abertay Dundee - 10% 7% £9250 £15000 165 Dundee On campus Full-time
Forensic Psychology BSc (Hons) University of East London - 10% 10% £9250 £14160 119 London On campus Full-time
Criminology and Psychology with Social Sciences Foundation Year BSc (Hons) Southampton Solent University - 5% 10% £9250 £13020 £14000 109 Southampton On campus Full-time
Forensic Psychology with Investigation BSc (Hons) University of West London - 5% 5% £9250 £16250 119 Ealing On campus Full-time
Criminology and Psychology BA/BSc (Hons) Bath Spa University - 5% 10% £9250 £16675 136 Bath On campus Full-time
Forensic Psychology BSc (Hons) University of Derby - 5% 12% £9250 £14900 119 Derby On campus Full-time
Criminology and Psychology with Placement and Social Sciences Foundation Year BSc (Hons) Southampton Solent University - 5% 10% £9250 £13020 £14000 109 Southampton On campus Full-time
Criminology and Psychology BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University - 5% 10% £9250 £12500 137 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Criminology and Psychology BA (Hons) University of East London - 4% 15% £9250 £14160 98 London On campus Full-time
Criminology and Psychology with a Year in Industry BSc (Hons) Royal Holloway, University of London - 3% 0% £9250 £23800 157 Egham On campus Full-time
Forensic Psychology with Integrated Foundation Year BSc (Hons) University of Sunderland - 0% 20% £9250 £16000 120 Sunderland On campus Full-time
Criminology and Criminal Psychology (Extended) BSc (Hons) University of Greenwich - 6% 5% £9250 £16150 £17000 85 London On campus Full-time
Forensic Psychology (with Foundation Year) BSc (Hons) Teesside University - 6% 5% £9250 £15000 109 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Criminology and Psychology with Placement BSc (Hons) Southampton Solent University - 5% 10% £9250 £15000 £16125 109 Southampton On campus Full-time
Criminology and Psychology BSc (Hons) Liverpool John Moores University - 5% 13% £9250 £15600 135 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Psychology with Criminology BSc (Hons) City University London - 0% 3% £9250 £20090 138 London On campus Full-time
Criminology and Psychology BSc (Hons) Southampton Solent University - 5% 10% £9250 £15000 £16125 109 Southampton On campus Full-time
Criminology and Psychology BSc (Hons) University of Gloucestershire - 5% 7% £9250 £15000 £15450 120 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
Forensic Psychology BSc (Hons) University of Portsmouth - 0% 9% £9250 £20200 116 Portsmouth On campus Full-time
Criminology and Psychology BSc (Hons) University of Southampton - 4% 5% £9250 £22300 151 Southampton On campus Full-time
Criminology and Psychology BSc (Hons) Royal Holloway, University of London - 10% 1% £9250 £23800 148 Egham On campus Full-time
Forensic Psychology BSc (Hons) University of Gloucestershire - 5% 0% £9250 £15000 £15450 137 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
Forensic Psychology BSc (Hons) Leeds Trinity University - 5% 14% £9250 £12000 128 Leeds On campus Full-time
Criminology and Psychology (Professional Placement Year) BA/BSc (Hons) Bath Spa University - 0% 25% £9250 £16675 135 Bath On campus Full-time
Criminology and Criminal Psychology BSc (Hons) Aberystwyth University - 5% 10% £9000 £16520 115 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
Criminological and Forensic Psychology with foundation year BSc (Hons) University of Bolton - 5% 5% £9250 £51000 117 Bolton On campus Full-time
Forensic Psychology BSc (Hons) University of Sunderland - 0% 30% £9250 £16000 120 Sunderland On campus Full-time
Forensic Psychology with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) York St John University - 0% 15% £9250 £14000 118 York On campus Full-time
Forensic Psychology BSc Kingston University - 0% 5% £9250 - 128 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
Forensic Psychology BSc (Hons) University of Central Lancashire - 3% 10% £9250 - 115 Preston On campus Full-time
Forensic Psychology BSc (Hons) Bath Spa University - - 10% £9250 £16905 120 Bath On campus Full-time
Forensic Psychology BSc (Hons) University of Bedfordshire - 10% 20% £9250 - 91 Luton On campus Full-time
Psychology with Forensic Psychology BSc (Hons) Bangor University - 4% 15% £9000 - 141 Bangor On campus Full-time
Psychology with Forensic Psychology BSc (Hons) University of Lincoln - 5% 5% £9250 - 131 Lincoln On campus Full-time
Forensic Psychology including Foundation Year BSc (Hons) Kingston University - 0% 10% £9250 - 57 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
Criminology and Forensic Psychology Including Foundation BSc (Hons) Kingston University - 0% 0% £9250 - 91 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
Forensic Psychology BSc (Hons) The University of Northampton - 0% 15% £9250 - 103 Northampton On campus Full-time
Forensic Psychology BSc (Hons) University of Chester - 10% 10% £9250 - 137 Chester On campus Full-time
Criminology and Psychology BA (Hons) Edge Hill University - 3% 5% £9250 - 132 Ormskirk On campus Full-time
Criminology and Forensic Psychology (4 years full time including sandwich year) BSc (Hons) Kingston University - 0% 10% £9250 - 119 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
Forensic Psychology with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) University of Bedfordshire - 10% 20% £9250 - 91 Luton On campus Full-time
Criminology and Psychology BSc (Hons) University of Chester - 3% 10% £9250 - 132 Chester On campus Full-time
Criminology and Forensic Psychology BSc (Hons) Kingston University - 0% 10% £9250 - 137 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
Forensic Psychology (Professional Placement Year) BSc (Hons) Bath Spa University - - 5% £9250 £16905 130 Bath On campus Full-time
Forensic Psychology (including Foundation Year) BSc (Hons) University of Chester - 5% 0% £9250 - 74 Chester On campus Full-time
Forensic Psychology (4 years full time including sandwich year) BSc (Hons) Kingston University - 0% 15% £9250 - 111 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
Criminology with Forensic Psychology BSc (Hons) University of Leicester - 5% 5% £9250 - 124 Leicester On campus Full-time
Forensic Psychology with Foundation Year in Psychology BSc (Hons) Leeds Trinity University - 5% 16% £9250 - 115 Leeds On campus Full-time
Forensic Psychology (with Foundation Year) BSc (Hons) The University of Northampton - 0% 15% £6780 - 103 Northampton On campus Full-time
Psychology (Forensic Psychology) BSc (Hons) Nottingham Trent University - 4% 0% - - 136 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Psychology with Forensic Psychology BSc (Hons) University of Kent - 5% 10% - - 131 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Forensic Psychology BSc (Hons) University of Worcester - 0% 15% - - 121 Worcester On campus Full-time
Forensic Psychology BSc (Hons) Manchester Metropolitan University - 3% 6% - - 147 Manchester On campus Full-time
Criminology and Psychology BA (Hons) University of Worcester - 10% 10% - - 135 Worcester On campus Full-time
Psychology and Criminology BSc (Hons) University of Keele - 4% 5% - - 129 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
Criminology and Psychology BSc (Hons) Swansea University - 0% 4% - - 145 Swansea On campus Full-time
Law with Forensic Psychology LLB (Hons) University of Worcester - 5% 0% - - 115 Worcester On campus Full-time
Criminology with Forensic Psychology BA (Hons) University of Worcester - 4% 12% - - 127 Worcester On campus Full-time
Criminology and Psychology BSc (Hons) Plymouth University - 4% 10% - - 131 Plymouth On campus Full-time
Psychology with Forensic Psychology BSc (Hons) Goldsmiths, University of London - 5% 0% - - 125 London On campus Full-time
Criminology and Psychology BA (Hons) Lancaster University - 4% 5% - - 185 Lancaster On campus Full-time
Psychology (Forensic Psychology) BSc (Hons) Nottingham Trent University - 4% 0% - - 151 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Forensic Psychology (with Foundation Year) BSc (Hons) University of East London - - - £9250 £14160 - London On campus Full-time
Forensic Psychology MSc Royal Holloway, University of London - - - £12600 £22800 - Egham On campus Part-time
Forensic Psychology MSc University of Portsmouth - - - £3470 £6930 - Portsmouth On campus Part-time
Criminology with Forensic Psychology MSc Middlesex University - - - £64 £99 - London On campus Part-time
Forensic Psychology MSc The University of Winchester - - - £9775 £18300 - Winchester On campus Part-time
Criminology and Psychology with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) Sheffield Hallam University - - - £9250 £15860 £16655 - Sheffield On campus Full-time
Forensic Psychology MSc Teesside University - - - £6695 £14000 - Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Criminology with Forensic Psychology MA Kingston University - - - £5423 £8690 - Kingston upon Thames On campus Part-time
Investigative Forensic Psychology MSc Bournemouth University - - - £10500 £17500 - Poole On campus Part-time
Forensic Psychology MSc University of Greenwich - - - £11000 £17450 - London On campus Part-time
Criminology and Psychology BSc (Hons) London Metropolitan University - - - £2310 £4000 - London On campus Part-time
Forensic Psychology MSc Swansea University - - - £9200 £9650 £19550 £20550 - Swansea On campus Full-time
Criminology and Criminal Psychology MSc University of Greenwich - - - £11000 £17450 - London On campus Part-time
Forensic Psychology MSc Kingston University - - - £9860 £16200 - Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
Investigative and Forensic Psychology MSc University of Liverpool - - - £10150 £23200 - Liverpool On campus Full-time
Forensic Psychology ForenPsyD Cardiff Metropolitan University - - - £6750 - - Cardiff On campus Part-time
Forensic Psychology (with Foundation Year) BSc (Hons) Newman University - - - £9250 - - Birmingham On campus Full-time
Forensic Psychology (Practitioner Programme) PgDip Cardiff Metropolitan University - - - £3150 - - Cardiff On campus Part-time
Forensic Psychology BSc (Hons) Coventry University - - - £9250 - - Coventry On campus Full-time
Forensic Psychology MSc (PG) University of Derby - - - £875 - - Derby On campus Part-time
Forensic Psychology BSc (Hons) Newman University - - - £9250 - - Birmingham On campus Full-time
Criminology and Psychology BA (Hons) Coventry University - - - £9250 - - Coventry On campus Full-time
Forensic Psychology Practice ForenPsyD University of Birmingham - - - - - - Birmingham On campus Part-time
Forensic Psychology and Mental Health MSc Queen Mary University of London - - - - - - London On campus Full-time
Forensic Psychology MSc (PG) Sheffield Hallam University - - - - - - Sheffield On campus Full-time
Forensic Psychology MSc Goldsmiths, University of London - - - - - - London On campus Part-time
Forensic and Investigative Psychology MSc Canterbury Christ Church University - - - - - - Canterbury On campus Full-time
Criminological and Forensic Psychology BSc (Hons) University of Bolton - - - - - - Bolton On campus Part-time
Forensic Psychology MSc University of Kent - - - - - - Canterbury On campus Part-time
Forensic Psychology Practice PgDip Manchester Metropolitan University - - - - - - Manchester On campus Part-time
Forensic Psychology MSc University of Bedfordshire - - - - - - Luton On campus Full-time
Applied Forensic Psychology MSc University of Central Lancashire - - - - - - Preston On campus Full-time
Forensic Psychology Practice (CPD Route) ProfDoc University of Birmingham - - - - - - Birmingham On campus Part-time
Applied Forensic Psychology with Placement MSc University of Bath - - - - - - Bath On campus Full-time
Forensic Psychology (BPS Accredited) MSc Manchester Metropolitan University - - - - - - Manchester On campus Part-time
Forensic Psychology MSc Newcastle University - - - - - - Newcastle On campus Part-time
Applied Criminology and Forensic Psychology MSc Edinburgh Napier University - - - - - - Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Forensic Psychology and Mental Health MSc The University of Manchester - - - - - - Manchester On campus Full-time
Forensic Psychology MSc Nottingham Trent University - - - - - - Nottingham On campus Part-time
Forensic Psychology PhD University of Kent - - - - - - Canterbury On campus Part-time
Forensic Psychology with Placement BSc (Hons) University of Bedfordshire - - - - - - Luton On campus Full-time
Applied Forensic Psychology MSc Buckinghamshire New University - - - - - - High Wycombe On campus Part-time
Forensic Psychology MSc Cardiff Metropolitan University - - - - - - Cardiff On campus Part-time
Applied Forensic Psychology MSc Edinburgh Napier University - - - - - - Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Forensic and Investigative Psychology PgCert Canterbury Christ Church University - - - - - - Canterbury On campus Full-time
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Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Forensic Psychology

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22509 £19583 £23998
25-75 percentile range £20026 - £25605 £15415 - £24898 £18977 - £29904

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £21618 £21420 £25550
25-75 percentile range £18591 - £23991 £16920 - £25287 £20887 - £31387

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Forensic Psychology

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Forensic Psychology who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Typical employers for graduates of Forensic Psychology

  • Government Agencies
  • Prisons
  • Police Departments
  • Mental Health Facilities

Jobs of graduates of Forensic Psychology (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Forensic Psychology at Bournemouth University

15% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
15% Finance Professionals
15% Elementary occupations
10% Business and public service associate professionals
10% Administrative occupations
5% Business and Financial Project Management Professionals
5% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
5% Natural and social science professionals
5% Skilled trades occupations
0% Managers, directors and senior officials

Grading & Study Time

Grading Distribution

Students of Forensic Psychology in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Forensic Psychology


Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Forensic Psychology, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

FAQ

Forensic Psychology is the psychological aspects of crime and criminal behaviour.

The median salary of graduates of Forensic Psychology was £22509 15 months after graduation, £19583 3 years after graduation and £23998 5 years after graduation.

  • The following degrees are offered for Forensic Psychology studies:
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) / Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BA/BSc (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Science - BSc
  • Bachelor of Law (Honours) - LLB (Hons)
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Master of Arts - MA
  • Doctor of Forensic Psychology Practice - ForenPsyD
  • Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
  • Master of Science (Postgraduate) - MSc (PG)
  • Professional Doctorate - ProfDoc
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
  • Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert