Investigative and Forensic Psychology MSc/PGDip/PGCert

  • Programme duration: Full-time: 12 months  
  • Programme start: September 2022
  • Entry requirements: A high 2:1 Bachelors degree (with Honours) in Psychology. The majority of your module marks must be in this range, especially for research methods and statistics. International students must have an IELTS score of 7.5 (no band lower than 7.0)
Investigative and Forensic Psychology msc

About us

Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

The University of Liverpool has been at the forefront of Health & Life Sciences research for 130 years and continues to build on the impressive research knowledge, experience, resources and partnerships that have been amassed. The Faculty has over 2,300 staff, 6,000 undergraduates and 1,000 postgraduate students who, together with many alumni and partners, are helping to build the University’s reputation every day.

As a Faculty of Health and Life Sciences in a civic university, we owe it to our local community to address their unmet health needs. We're taking the innovative, world-leading research we do globally and delivering a meaningful impact on health outcomes locally. 

The total cost of research projects awarded in 2018/19 within the Faculty was £60million, and 81% of our research is ranked world-leading and internationally excellent.

The Faculty has four Institutes:

  • Institute of Life Course and Medical Sciences
  • Institute of Infection, Veterinary and Ecological Sciences
  • Institute of Population Health
  • Institute of Systems, Molecular and Integrative Biology.

Institute of Population Health

The Institute of Population Health drives population health scholarship through scientific programmes and civic partnerships, infused with education, learning and research, for understanding how biology, behaviours, environments, policies and technologies interact to determine physical and mental health, wellbeing and life chances.


Department of Psychology

The Department of Psychology in Liverpool is at the forefront of research-led teaching in Addictive Drugs, Eating Behaviour, and Investigative and Forensic Psychology, Critical Incident Psychology, Vision, and Language Development.

Over the last decade we've emerged as leaders in a number of research fields and have been recognised for the excellence of our research and teaching.

Join us and you'll enjoy world class tuition and superb research facilities in our many purpose-built laboratories and teaching facilities.


Department address

Department of Psychology
University of Liverpool
Eleanor Rathbone Building
Bedford St South
L69 7ZA

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Email: psychol@liverpool.ac.uk