DForenPsy Doctorate in Forensic Psychology / Overview

Year of entry: 2022

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Degree awarded
Doctorate in Forensic Psychol
Duration
3 Years Full Time
Entry requirements

You must be both HCPC Registered as a Forensic Psychologist and a Full Member of the DFP

We will accept applications for those with HCPC Registration only if research competence can be demonstrated via publications for example.  

Full entry requirements

How to apply

If you wish to be considered for Post Qualification Professional Doctorate in Forensic Psychology and meet our eligibility criteria, you must complete the online admissions application form to apply for this programme. Create a new application for the programme. Select 'Postgraduate Research' as the 'Level of Study' on the application form. Under 'Academic Programme', search for and select 'DForensPsy'. Work your way through the application form, including all details as requested.

Ensure you include the following supporting documents at the time of submission, or this may delay the processing of your application. 

1. A Research proposal (see the Advice to Applicants section) 

2. Brief Professional Curriculum Vitae (see the Advice to Applicants section) 

3. Two references from people who have knowledge of your academic ability. You will need to provide details of your referees in section 10 of the online form. Your referees will be contacted directly after you submit your application and directed to complete our online reference form.

4. Copy of HCPC and BPS/DFP Certificate - We will accept applications for those with HCPC Registration only if research competence can be demonstrated via publications for example.

5. Official English Language Certificate (IELTS or TOEFL), if applicable

Application Deadline

Applications must be submitted online well in advance of your anticipated start date to be considered. You will not be able to apply after these deadlines have passed.

  • September entry only: 15 June 2022

Programme options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
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Programme overview

The Post Qualification Professional Doctorate in Forensic Psychology at the University of Manchester equips Registered Forensic Psychologists with a systematic understanding of a substantial body of knowledge in order to produce a contribution to professional knowledge in forensic psychology. The programme recognises and further enhances a student's prior grounding in applied research from their professional training (BPS Qualification in Forensic Psychology).  The programme supports students to develop qualities and transferable skills for applied practice.

Open days

Attending an open day is a great way to find out what undertaking postgraduate research at Manchester is like. Find out about our upcoming open days .

Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2022, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • (full-time)
    UK students (per annum): £4,596
    International, including EU, students (per annum): £25,500

Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.

Contact details

School/Faculty
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Contact name
Doctoral Academy Admissions Team
Telephone
+44 (0)161 275 5608
Email
Website
https://www.bmh.manchester.ac.uk/study/research/
School/Faculty
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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