It is a requirement that applicants have some relevant work experience (voluntary or paid).
The typical minimum entry requirement is a high 2:1 Bachelors degree (with Honours) in Psychology. Applicants will be expected to have the majority of their module marks in this range, especially for research methods and statistics. Applicants, whose first language isn't English, must also have an IELTS score of 7.5 (with no band lower than 7.0).
It is a requirement that applicants have some relevant work experience with a vulnerable client group (voluntary or paid), this does not need to be in a forensic setting.
Applicants do not need to have completed a psychology degree recognised by the British Psychological Society (BPS) as Graduate basis fro chartership (GBC). However, if applicants do not have GBC then they need to be aware that unless they obtain GBC from the BPS they will not be able to progress to Stage 2 Forensic Chartership after completing this MSc.
Applicants who meet the minimum entry requirement will be invited to attend a SKYPE interview.
The deadline for application is Friday 29 April 2022.
Applications from international students are welcome. International qualifications will be evaluated in line with the National Recognition Information Centre (NARIC) guidelines.
English language qualifications
All applicants must have reached a minimum required standard of English language and are required to provide evidence of this. Qualifications accepted by the University can be found on our International webpages. Please see www.liv.ac.uk/international for English Language requirements specific to your country.
|IELTS||7.5 (with no band lower than 7.0)|
|TOEFL iBT||108 or above with minimum scores in components as follows: Listening 24, Writing 24, Reading 24, Speaking 24|
|International Baccalaureate||Standard Level 5|
|Hong Kong use of English AS level||C|
|INDIA Standard XII||70% or above from Central and Metro State Boards|
Please be advised that TOEFL is no longer classified by UK Visas and Immigration as a Secure English Language Test (SELT). However, at the current time the university is continuing to accept TOEFL, at the required level, for entry on to Undergraduate and Postgraduate academic programmes.