Forensic Psychology Reflective Log (Stage 3) - PSYC6450

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Module delivery information

Location Term Level1 Credits (ECTS)2 Current Convenor3 2022 to 2023
Combined Autumn and Spring Terms 4 4 (2) Lynsey Mahmood checkmark-circle


Students will attend talks relating to key topics in Forensic Psychology. These sessions will be facilitated, and will include group discussions on the topics. Students will be required to keep a log book, to keep a record of these discussions. This log book allows the students to have a record of activities for their CV, contributes to employability, and gives practice for similar requirements at MSc level or in pursuing BPS Stage 2 of professional training in Forensic Psychology.


Contact hours

Total contact hours: 12
Private study hours: 28
Total study hours: 40


Psychology with Forensic Psychology: COMPULSORY

Method of assessment

Pass/Fail Log Book 100%

Reassessment methods: Like for Like.

Indicative reading

No core texts are required. However, cutting edge journal articles will be made available for discussion as part of the module. These will be subject to change each year.

Learning outcomes

The intended subject specific learning outcomes. On successfully completing the module students will be able to:

8.1. Adopt multiple perspectives on issues concerning Forensic Psychology, and systematically analyse the relationships between them.

8.2. Pose, operationalise and critique research questions.

8.3. Present and evaluate research findings

The intended generic learning outcomes. On successfully completing the module students will be able to:

9.1. Engage in effective group discussions

9.2. Be sensitive to contextual and interpersonal factors

9.3. Use effective personal planning and recording to maintain a record of a series of research related activities


  1. Credit level 4. Certificate level module usually taken in the first stage of an undergraduate degree.
  2. ECTS credits are recognised throughout the EU and allow you to transfer credit easily from one university to another.
  3. The named convenor is the convenor for the current academic session.
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