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Job- and career prospects Psychology with focus on Forensic Psychology (Master of Science)

Faculty of Life Sciences (University)

What are the professional perspectives after you graduate with a Master degree in Psychology with focus on Forensic Psychology (M.Sc.) at MSH Medical School Hamburg?

Further to the actual job qualification, the Master degree Psychology with focus on Forensic Psychology qualifies our students to undergo further development to become a technical psychologist for forensic psychology. Here, the newly gained skills from their studies can be accredited for their further training part. Based on the current regulation on further education for technical psychologists for forensic psychology BDP/DGPs, up to 50% of study content can be accredited in the theoretical part of the subsequent training.

Professional fields of work for graduates

From recent demographic trends, we anticipate an increased demand on qualified staff in the following areas of work:

  • In institutions for prison inmates
  • In juvenile legal support agencies
  • In forensic offices and institutes
  • In administration of justice institutions, e.g. judicial authorities
  • In outreach clinics for victims of criminal acts
  • In police services
  • At academic institutes
  • In clinics with forensic departments
  • In criminological research institutions

Quick overview

Study commencement Date
01. October (WS)

Study Duration
Dual degree* / 2 semesters

(*in combination with the Master degree Psychology with focus on Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy)

Study Fees
695 Euro / month

Enrolment fees
One-off payment: 100 Euro

Master of Science

Field of work
› Panel system
› Ambulatory criminal treatment
› Juvenile probation officer
› Practices and Institutes
› Institutions of judicature
› Outreach clinics
› Police services
› Clinics
› Research Institutes

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