Forensic Psychology Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
University of Lincoln 65% 2% 0% £45 £89 163 Lincoln On campus Part-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 65% 2% 0% £12200 £22000 163 Egham On campus Part-time
Middlesex University 65% 2% 0% £50 £84 163 London On campus Part-time
Bournemouth University 65% 2% 0% £8750 £14750 163 Poole On campus Full-time
Birmingham City University 65% 2% 0% £9000 £16300 163 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Swansea University 65% 2% 0% £8750 £18600 163 Swansea On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 65% 2% 0% £11000 £23000 163 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 65% 2% 0% £10150 £23200 163 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Kingston University 65% 2% 0% £8560 £15400 163 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 65% 2% 0% - £25500 163 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Chichester 95% 0% 0% £9250 £14500 87 Chichester On campus Full-time
University of Greenwich 76% 5% 6% £9250 £14500 111 London On campus Part-time
York St John University 84% 5% 5% £9250 £12750 128 York On campus Full-time
University of East London 71% 8% 30% £9250 £13320 113 London On campus Full-time
University of Bedfordshire 58% 5% 20% £9250 £13200 98 Luton On campus Full-time
University of Worcester 82% 10% 0% £9250 £13100 103 Worcester On campus Full-time
University of Derby 84% 0% 5% £9250 £14045 114 Derby On campus Full-time
Liverpool John Moores University 70% 0% 11% £9250 £16100 155 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Abertay Dundee 84% 5% 7% £9250 £14000 119 Dundee On campus Full-time
University of East London 71% 8% 30% £9250 £13320 113 London On campus Full-time
University of Lincoln 82% 0% 8% £9250 £15900 129 Lincoln On campus Full-time
Southampton Solent University 82% 0% 8% £9250 £12000 129 Southampton On campus Full-time
University of West London 76% 0% 14% £9250 £13250 102 Ealing On campus Full-time
University of Derby 84% 0% 5% £9250 £14045 114 Derby On campus Full-time
Liverpool John Moores University 78% 7% 10% £9250 £15600 167 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 84% 0% 5% £9250 £21900 117 Egham On campus Full-time
University of Sunderland 100% 3% 30% £9250 £13000 125 Sunderland On campus Full-time
University of Keele 54% 0% 0% £9250 £16000 126 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
University of Greenwich 76% 5% 6% £9250 £14500 111 London On campus Full-time
University of Bedfordshire 58% 5% 20% £9250 £13200 98 Luton On campus Full-time
Liverpool John Moores University 70% 3% 7% £9250 £15600 138 Liverpool On campus Full-time
London Metropolitan University 90% 5% 15% £2310 £3894 94 London On campus Part-time
City University London 71% 3% 10% £9250 £18220 172 London On campus Full-time
University of Gloucestershire 85% 0% 10% £9250 £14700 105 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
Kingston University 74% 5% 10% £9250 £9250 95 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
Southampton Solent University 74% 5% 10% £9250 £13800 95 Southampton On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 69% 5% 5% £9250 £19300 156 Southampton On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 84% 0% 5% £9250 £21900 117 Egham On campus Full-time
University of Gloucestershire 85% 0% 12% £9250 £14700 105 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
Leeds Trinity University 63% 5% 20% £9250 £12000 102 Leeds On campus Full-time
Aberystwyth University 100% 0% 5% £9000 £14300 113 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
University of Bolton 81% 15% 10% £9250 £46600 129 Bolton On campus Full-time
University of Sunderland 100% 3% 30% £9250 £13000 125 Sunderland On campus Full-time
York St John University 83% 2% 10% £9250 £12750 109 York On campus Full-time
Kingston University 75% 5% 5% £9250 £9250 110 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
University of Worcester 92% 0% 10% £9250 £13100 101 Worcester On campus Full-time
University of West London 72% 4% 0% £9250 £13250 102 Ealing On campus Full-time
University of Worcester 74% 0% 14% £9250 £13100 116 Worcester On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 72% 0% 9% £9250 £11400 103 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of East London 65% 5% 21% £9250 £13320 97 London On campus Full-time
University of Worcester 65% 5% 21% £9250 £13100 97 Worcester On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham - - - - - - Birmingham On campus Part-time
Cardiff Metropolitan University - - - £3150 - - Cardiff On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University - - - - - - Manchester On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 65% 2% 0% - - 163 Nottingham On campus Part-time
Queen Mary University of London 65% 2% 0% - - 163 London On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton 65% 2% 0% - - 163 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
University of Portsmouth 65% 2% 0% - - 163 Portsmouth On campus Full-time
The University of Winchester 65% 2% 0% - - 163 Winchester On campus Full-time
Goldsmiths, University of London 65% 2% 0% - - 163 London On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 65% 2% 0% - - 163 Canterbury On campus Part-time
University of Kent 65% 2% 0% - - 163 Canterbury On campus Part-time
University of Greenwich 65% 2% 0% - - 163 London On campus Full-time
Coventry University 65% 2% 0% - - 163 Coventry On campus Full-time
University of Bath 65% 2% 0% - - 163 Bath On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 65% 2% 0% - - 163 Manchester On campus Part-time
Newcastle University 65% 2% 0% - - 163 Newcastle On campus Full-time
Edinburgh Napier University 65% 2% 0% - - 163 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Nottingham Trent University 65% 2% 0% - - 163 Nottingham On campus Part-time
Buckinghamshire New University 65% 2% 0% £3800 - 163 High Wycombe On campus Part-time
Edinburgh Napier University 65% 2% 0% - - 163 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Sheffield Hallam University 65% 2% 0% - - 163 Sheffield On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 65% 2% 0% - - 163 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Cardiff Metropolitan University 65% 2% 0% - - 163 Cardiff On campus Part-time
Sheffield Hallam University 69% 4% 1% - - 103 Sheffield On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 84% 5% 5% £9250 - 128 Preston On campus Full-time
Bath Spa University 69% 0% 10% £9250 - 100 Bath On campus Full-time
Teesside University 67% - 13% £9250 £13000 115 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Nottingham Trent University 74% 2% 5% - - 114 Nottingham On campus Full-time
University of Kent 73% 3% 6% - - 162 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 68% 3% 14% - - 134 Manchester On campus Full-time
Bangor University 84% 5% 7% £9000 - 119 Bangor On campus Full-time
Newman University 59% 0% 0% £9250 - 92 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Sheffield Hallam University 69% 4% 1% - - 103 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Kingston University 75% 5% 5% - - 110 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
Kingston University 74% 5% 10% - - 95 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
Coventry University 73% 4% 8% - - 101 Coventry On campus Full-time
The University of Northampton 73% 4% 8% £9250 - 101 Northampton On campus Full-time
University of Chester 78% 0% 10% £9250 - 127 Chester On campus Full-time
Kingston University 74% 5% 10% £9250 - 95 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
University of Bolton - - - - - - Bolton On campus Part-time
Swansea University 69% 0% 9% - - 129 Swansea On campus Full-time
Teesside University 67% - 13% £9250 £13000 115 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Southampton Solent University 67% - 13% £9250 £13800 115 Southampton On campus Full-time
University of Chester 77% 1% 5% £9250 - 121 Chester On campus Full-time
Newman University 59% 0% 0% £9250 - 92 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Plymouth University 59% 0% 0% - - 92 Plymouth On campus Full-time
Goldsmiths, University of London 57% 5% 0% - - 118 London On campus Full-time
Bath Spa University 69% 0% 10% £9250 - 100 Bath On campus Full-time
University of Chester 78% 0% 10% £9250 - 127 Chester On campus Full-time
Kingston University 75% 5% 5% £9250 - 110 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
University of Leicester 80% 1% 0% £9250 - 131 Leicester On campus Full-time
Leeds Trinity University 65% 5% 18% £9250 - 100 Leeds On campus Full-time
The University of Northampton 85% 0% 12% £6780 - 105 Northampton On campus Full-time
Bath Spa University 61% 2% 15% £9250 - 122 Bath On campus Full-time
Bath Spa University 61% 2% 15% £9250 - 122 Bath On campus Full-time
University of West London 72% 4% 0% - - 102 Ealing On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 72% 0% 9% £9250 - 103 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Edge Hill University 82% 1% 10% £9250 - 152 Ormskirk On campus Full-time
Coventry University 73% - 6% - - 102 Coventry On campus Full-time
Lancaster University 75% 0% 15% £9250 - 175 Lancaster On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
77 /100
1128 students of Forensic Psychology in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

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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 £20235 £19076 £22550
25-75 percentile range £17529 - £23824 £14421 - £24447 £16794 - £28859

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £19096 £19662 £22824
25-75 percentile range £17768 - £23844 £14827 - £23181 £18115 - £27981

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.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of Forensic Psychology

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

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Forensic Psychology who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

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

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

16% Caring personal services
11% Teaching Professionals
10% Business and public service associate professionals
9% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
9% Sales occupations
6% Elementary occupations
6% Administrative occupations
4% Therapy professionals
3% Welfare and housing associate professionals
3% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals

Grading Distribution

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

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Forensic Psychology

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Forensic Psychology studies:
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Master of Arts - MA
  • Doctor of Clinical Psychology - DClinPsy
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Science - BSc
  • Bachelor of Law (Honours) - LLB (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Professional Doctorate - ProfDoc
  • Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
  • Master of Science (Research) - MSc (Res)
  • Doctor in Forensic Psychology - DForenPsy
  • Master of Science (Postgraduate) - MSc (PG)
  • Doctor of Forensic Psychology Practice - ForenPsyD
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) / Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BA/BSc (Hons)

The median salary of graduates of Forensic Psychology was £20235 15 months after graduation, £19076 3 years after graduation and £22550 5 years after graduation.

Criminology and Criminal Psychology at Aberystwyth University received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 100 out of 100 among 9 respondents.