Forensic Psychology Reflective Log Book - PSYC8620

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Module delivery information

Location Term Level1 Credits (ECTS)2 Current Convenor3 2024 to 2025
Year 7 4 (2) Theresa Gannon checkmark-circle


Students will be required to maintain a reflective Log Book of all work and visits undertaken as part of their programme of study. This allows the students to have a record of activities for their CV, contributes to employability, will aid for further study at PhD level if the student wishes.


Contact hours

Total contact hours: 1
Private study hours: 39
Total study hours: 40


Compulsory to Forensic Psychology MSc-T

Method of assessment

Logbook (Pass/Fail)

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, comprehensive theoretical perspectives on reflective issues concerning Forensic Psychology

8.2. Demonstrate a complex and systemic understanding of reflection applied to Forensic Psychology

8.3. Show originality in the application of knowledge through presentation and evaluation of a range of personal experiences involving reflection in Forensic Psychology.

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

9.1. Engage in reflective practice on professional development and career trajectory

9.2. Be sensitive to contextual and interpersonal factors

9.3. Use effective personal planning, initiative and responsibility in recording to maintain a record of a series of reflective experiences and activities


  1. Credit level 7. Undergraduate or postgraduate masters level module.
  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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