Aegean College offers a masters course in Forensic psychology leading to an MSc Forensic Psychology. The programme is offered in collaboration with the University of Essex.
The MSc Forensic Psychology programme is designed for psychology graduates who wish to consider pursuing training in forensic psychology. As such the programme is intended to provide a stepping stone towards a rewarding potential career in forensic psychology or mental health. The course provides specialised teaching from qualified practitioners and researchers.
During the Stage 2 of the programme, postgraduate students have the opportunity to choose one of the following three streams:
- Forensic Psychology Stream
- Criminal Psychology Stream
- Investigative Psychology Stream
- Graduates are able to practice their knowledge of psychology related to crime and criminal behaviour in terms of the investigation of various types of crimes, the assessment and profiling of offenders and victims, as well as the prevention, intervention and suppression of offenders of various criminal activities.
- The programme consists of three streams: Forensic Psychology, Investigative Psychology, Criminal Psychology.
- Aegean College has extensive experience in the field of Investigative Psychology and international guest speakers.
- Exposure to the professional Code of Ethics and Conduct in judicial, legal and clinical contexts.
- The programme is offered at Aegean College’s facilities in Athens and Thessaloniki.
Students will have access to a range of laboratories, including psychology and computer laboratory. The Wilhelm Wundt’s Psychometrics laboratory and the Albert Ellis In-house Clinic at the Panepistimiou 17 building (4th floor).
The Wilhelm Wundt’s Psychometrics laboratory is equipped with a variety of psychometric tools and devices and appropriate audio devices. Finally, the Albert Ellis In-house Clinic is purpose-built for role play as well as individual and group sessions that take place by licensed and experienced clinicians. Wireless camera technology, allows students to observe experimental, simulation role-play, counseling sessions and in-House Clinic sessions remotely, under the guidance of trained professionals and facilitators. A one-way mirror is also built in, to allow for facilitation of experiments in the Wilhelm Wundt’s Psychometrics Laboratory that is adjacent to the Albert Ellis In-House Clinic. Typical clinical and neuropsychological assessment tools are an integral part of the laboratory equipment and are updated on a regular basis in order to ensure currency.
Also, students have access to BioSensors SmartLab, which was added in the resources available to students and academics of Aegean College late in 2021 in collaboration with iMotions. Its main aim is to facilitate research in different areas such as Psychology, Education, Artificial Intelligence, Health Sciences, Business & Neuromarketing, Neuroscience and more.
The MSc Forensic Psychology is designed for psychology graduates who wish to consider pursuing a career in Forensic, Ιnvestigative or Criminal psychology.