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Maastricht University, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience Master Forensic Psychology
Maastricht University, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience

Master Forensic Psychology

Maastricht, Netherlands

2 Years

English

Full time

01 Mar 2025

Sep 2025

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Introduction

Are you ambitious, self-critical, and eager to learn? Are you curious about the psychology of people who come into contact with the law? And would you like to pursue a career in forensic mental health? Then Forensic Psychology might be the perfect programme for you. It will provide you with a mix of theoretical and empirical knowledge. You will study scientific literature in relation to real-life problems and work on projects in small tutorial groups. Furthermore, the programme includes hands-on training in forensic assessment, therapy and expert witness skills. After graduation, you will be qualified to work in prisons, forensic psychiatric facilities, police services, probation services, and in areas such as child protection and domestic violence.

Programme highlights

This program is unique because of our:

  • selected, motivated, hardworking students
  • learning in small groups
  • close contact with professors and experts in the field
  • practical skills labs throughout the first year
  • clinical and research internship in the second year
  • internship possibilities in various countries

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