The Department of Applied Psychology at Cardiff Metropolitan University is a lively and stimulating centre for applied research and training.  We have focused activities in undergraduate and postgraduate applied psychology, with two broad areas of applied work: Health Psychology and Forensic Psychology.  We deliver a number of programmes, providing routes into education and work.  The main programmes are 

  • Foundation in Social Sciences
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology
  • MSc Health Psychology
  • MSc Forensic Psychology
  • PGDip Forensic Psychology (Practitioner)
  • Forensic Psychology  – Doctorate 

For more details, please see information under the ‘Programmes’ page.

There are 25 members of academic staff, supported by technical and adminstration staff.  We have a lively postgraduate community, with research being conducted on diagnosis within mental health; service learning and experience in highe education; the effectiveness of EMDR in forensic populations; IPV and suicidal attempts in forensic settings, amongst many others. 


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