Psychology with Forensic Investigation (with Foundation Year option) BSc (Hons)

Why study BA (Hons) Psychology with Forensic Investigation at BU?

  • Using state-of-the-art facilities, apply the concepts and principles of psychology to criminal investigation settings. 
  • Learn from forensic investigation experts about the criminal investigation process and relevant legal issues. 
  • Graduate with research skills and methods to investigate human behaviour and cognitive processes within the criminal justice system.  
  • Develop transferable skills including critical thinking, project management, presentation skills and professional practice. 
  • Work with world-leading researchers on projects through the Research Apprenticeship Scheme - many of our students have published work with members of the staff.  
  • Opportunity to take an optional 4-week or 30-week placement in industry to give you essential real-world experience and begin building a network of professional contacts.

Course accreditation

This course is accredited by the British Psychological Society, so when you graduate with at least a Second Class Honours, you are eligible for Graduate Basis for Chartership, the first step towards becoming a Chartered Psychologist. 

Foundation year: We have a foundation year option for UK students who do not meet the entry requirements for the degree course. This additional year of study will give you a grounding in the scientific skills required for this course, building your confidence, knowledge and skills for further study. After successful completion of the foundation year, you will progress to the full degree.

BSc (Hons) Award
September Start
Full-time Study Mode
3 years Duration
C803/C804 UCAS Code

Entry Requirements For This Course

For September 2021 and September 2022 entry: 112-128 UCAS tariff points including a minimum of 2 A-levels or equivalent. BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM. 

Required subjects: All subjects considered.

Foundation year entry requirments for September 2021 and September 2022: 48-72 UCAS tariff points.

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