What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
We use UCAS points in our offer making and welcome a wide range of qualifications.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 120-128 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers96%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses
Our Forensic Psychology degree covers criminality, crime investigation and the roles of psychology and forensic science in the criminal justice system. If you’re interested in criminal attitudes and want to investigate how psychology can help us to understand criminal behaviour, this course provides an excellent basis for a career in criminality-related areas. Taught from our multi-million-pound Science Centre, our facilities include an observation room, psychology labs, cutting-edge equipment and a crime scene house. You’ll complete group and individual projects, develop your presentation skills and use techniques such as fingerprint and drug analysis, eye-tracking and galvanic skin response.
Typical units include: Year 1 (Core) , Crime Scene Investigation , People Behaving Badly – the Psychology of Social Issues , Foundations of Psychology , Perspectives in Psychology , Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology Year 2 (Core) , Voluntary Work Experience , Psychology of Crime and Criminal Justice , Cognitive and Biological Determinants of Behaviour , Understanding the Social World , Further Research Methods in Psychology Year 2 (Options) Illustrations of option modules include: , Forensic Science: Methods of Crime Detection , Drugs of Abuse Year 3 (Core) , Forensic Psychology Applications , Typical and Atypical Development , Psychology Project Year 3 (Options) , Voluntary Work Experience Illustrations of option modules include: , Practical Methods of Crime Detection , Psychological Interventions
Staffordshire University puts students at the heart of everything it does, boasting impressive learning and social facilities across its campuses. Two brand new student spaces have just opened - one a 24-hour facility where students can relax, study or meet with friends. Our demographic has a diverse mix of students of all ages; in 2012 an entire family graduated here on the same day.
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
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