Forensic psychologists are scientist-practitioners.
They apply psychological knowledge, theory and skills to the understanding and functioning of legal and criminal justice systems, and to conducting research in relevant areas.
They often work in criminal, civil and family legal contexts and provide services for litigants, perpetrators, victims, and personnel of government and community organisations.
Forensic Psychology Research at UNSW is currently split into the following research areas:
If you are interested in pursuing a research/masters degree in Forensic Psychology, you can click here for more details including potential supervisors.