DForenPsy Doctorate in Forensic Psychology / Entry requirements

Year of entry: 2022

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Academic entry qualification overview

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.  

English language

For applicants whose first language is not English, or if you have not studied recently in the UK, you must provide evidence of how you meet the English Language requirement.

We mainly accept IELTS or TOEFL tests. Please note IELTS and TOEFL are only valid for two years.

We require a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 overall or TOEFL (iBT) 90 or GCSE English grade C.

Each component of the English test should meet the minimum requirement of IELTS 5.5 in all components, TOEFL (iBT 22). For the writing component we expect that you have achieved a minimum of 6.0 (IELTS).

For more information about English language tests see English language requirements .

Please contact us at admissions.doctoralacademy@manchester.ac.uk for further information.

English language test validity

Some English Language test results are only valid for two years. Your English Language test report must be valid on the start date of the course.

Professional entry qualification

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.