Clinical Forensic Psychology and Victimology

Rijksuniversiteit Groningen

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Deze opleiding

!Deze opleiding communiceert alleen in het Engels.
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Past victimization, previous offending, psychopathology, aggression, being male: Which of these variables might be the best predictor of future violent (re)offending?

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locatieGroningen
diplomaMSc
typeregulier, 60 EC
start1 september
taalvolledig English
opleidingsduur12 maanden voltijd
accreditatiesNVAO
croho-code60260
numerus fixusnee
honoursnee

And which variables might increase the chance of (re)victimization? How can interventions help to prevent crime? How can victims of violence and crime overcome their victimization?

If you are intrigued by questions about the psychology of violence and crime, and you are not satisfied with easy answers, consider entering the Master's degree programme 'Clinical Forensic Psychology and Victimology'. In this programme we aim to understand acts of violence and crime from both the victims' and the offenders' perspective.

You will gain a theoretical insight into the correlates of violence and crime and their consequences. Moreover you will acquire practical skills to enable you to assess and intervene in both offender and victim contexts. Our unique integrative approach aims to highlight the many psychological nuances between the black-and-white of the victim and offender dichotomy.

Waarom aan de RUG?

This is the only international programme that
  • combines clinical forensic psychology and victimology;
  • integrates offender and victim perspectives;
  • prepares you for research and practice with offenders and victims of violence and crime.

Open dagen en meeloopdagen

Masterdag

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Studieprogramma

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To meet the requirements for the Clinical Forensic Psychology & Victimology master track, you will complete two basic courses, one clinical forensic skills course, one methods course, and two electives to tailor your education. Furthermore, you will complete a master's thesis, consisting of a research project, or a research project and a clinical internship.
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Crime and Psychological Vulnerability - Foundation course afstuderen
5 EC
Master's thesis (30 EC research project, or a 30 EC combination of research and internship) afstuderen
30 EC
Repeated Measures - Methods course keuzevak
5 EC
Capita Selecta Interventions in Clinical Forensic Psychology & Victimology - Elective-literature study keuzevak
5 EC
Capita Selecta Experimental approaches in Clinical Psychology and Victimology - Elective-literature study keuzevak
5 EC
Capita Selecta ​Risk assessment and threat analysis - Elective-literature study keuzevak
5 EC
Crime and Psychological Assessment and Intervention - Foundation course
5 EC
Clinical Forensic skills - Skills course
5 EC
Test construction - Methods course keuzevak
5 EC

Onderwijs

taal van onderwijs100% en
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onderwijsvormen
lecture, research project, practicum, self study
study guidance
Our academic advisors provide more detailed information about our programmes and give advice to prospective students, students who are enrolled in one of our programmes, and alumni. You can turn to them with questions about the programme itself, study planning, choosing courses/minors, enrolment, rules and regulations that apply to a programme, following courses at other faculties, studying abroad.
Do not hesitate to make an appointment with an academic advisor (https://www.rug.nl/gmw/psychology/education/studieadviseurs_psychologie). You can arrange for a meeting by phone (+31 50 363 6301, student service desk)
Please also check our on line information system: https://www.rug.nl/gmw/questionandanswer. Often, you are not the first person to have a particular question, and the on line information system may already have an answer for you.

Toelating en kosten

startmomenten

1 september 2019

aanmelding deadline : 1 mei 2019
wettelijk tarief : € 2083 (€1042 in het eerste jaar)
instellingstarief : € 14650
niet-EU/EER studenten : € 14600

1 september 2020

aanmelding deadline : 1 mei 2020
collegegeld nog niet bekend

The application procedure depends on prior education.

For a full description of the application procedure, please consult the page on Application of the Psychology master.

For students who have finished the bachelor in Psychology at the University of Groningen please read the Instruction manual for UG bachelor Psychology students




toelatingseisen

taaltoets
For English-taught tracks, students with a HBO (Dutch University of Applied Sciences) Applied Psychology degree or a foreign preparatory course speakers must meet the language requirements. See: https://www.rug.nl/gmw/psychology/education/master/aanmelding-en-toelating/taaleisen-engels

vooropleiding
A BSc in Psychology. For exceptions and a full description of admission requirements, please consult https://www.rug.nl/gmw/psychology/education/master/aanmelding-en-toelating/
NB: Only students with a HBO (Dutch University of Applied Sciences) Applied Psychology degree can be admitted to the (pre-)master's programme. Applications of students from other HBO programmes will not be considered.

estimated monthly costs

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303kamerhuur in Groningenrond het landelijk gemiddelde
22internet+tv
152boodschappen/kostgeld
32telefoon
117verzekeringen
172collegegeldop basis van € 2060 per jaar
80studieboeken en -spullen
29drinken/snoep/snacks
77uiterlijkkleding, kapper, schoenen
30contributies/abonnementen
132vrije tijdstappen, uit eten, vakantie
42vervoernaast de OV-kaart
45overig

€ 1171totale maandelijkse uitgaven landelijk gemiddelde is € 1181
Hiernaast staat een overzicht van de gemiddelde kosten die een uitwonende student heeft. Niet iedere student heeft met iedere kostenpost te maken. Het totaalgemiddelde is dus niet gelijk aan de optelsom van alle kostenposten.

Bekijk ook de uitgebreide toelichting: wat kost studeren?

Studenten en studentenleven

studentaantallen

544 studenten volgen deze opleiding
74% daarvan is vrouw
24 eerstejaars gestart in 2017
96% daarvan is vrouw
29331 studenten aan de Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
51% daarvan is vrouw
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studievereniging

VIP
VIP is the study association for the Psychology students at the University of Groningen.
VIP organizes study-related and social activities. As a VIP-member, you receive a discount on study books as well as a discount on VIP activities. On this website, you can find more information about VIP, our events, committees, and the book sale.

Op kamers in Groningen

55216studenten studerend
31914studenten woonachtig   
€ 303gemiddelde kamerprijs
kamer betaalbaarheid
21 m2gemiddelde kameroppervlak
kamer beschikbaarheid
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aan het woord: studenten en docenten

Martin Kansy
I am going to work at the psychiatry department of a military hospital

I started thinking about doing Forensic Psychology in the second year of my bachelor. To see what it is like to work in this field, I did an internship in a prison in Germany in the summer for six weeks.

I did intakes and interviewed prisoners about their attitude towards their crimes and prison time. In the beginning it was quite hard, the offenders did not really like to talk about their crimes and many rejected counselling, but as time went on it became easier and I really liked it, so I decided to apply for the master.The master is interesting...
There was a professional actor who would play offenders. We would interview him in front of the class. Afterwards we got feedback from the teacher and classmates. It was really great to work with him and after each session I had the feeling I was better prepared for the job.Now I am finishing my thesis (which is only 11 credits) and I am about to start my internship (19 credits). This time I will not work with offenders, but with people who lived through terrible experiences. I am going to work at the psychiatry department of a military hospital, with many patients being soldiers suffering from PTSD, but also civilian patients and victims of crime. I am very excited but I feel quite prepared after the master. Of course, I am going to make mistakes, but that is okay; I will learn a lot.A great thing about this master was the small amount of students, only 23. Everyone knew everyone, also the teachers knew everyone by name. There was a great atmosphere, I made friends and the teachers were very good. We also had guest lectures from experts in the field, for example from a psychotherapist who worked in the forensic field for more than 10 years. It was very interesting to listen to them, because they knew what they were talking about.
Martin Kansy, (Bonn, Germany)


lees verder ...
student Noel Frentiu
I wrote my thesis about filicide, the deliberate act of parents killing their own offspring.

The 'Clinical Forensic Psychology and Victimology' master was a new and fascinating experience. It helped me to get a more practical sense and deeper knowledge of the topic of 'Clinical Forensic Psychology'. I consider the study programme  a solid foundation for the practical work with offenders.

After the master, I will do postgraduate psychotherapy training for three years. Thereafter, I intend to start my own practice and work as a criminal therapist.
My favourite aspect of the course was the clinical skills training we had with an actor...
To me, this was very helpful and eye opening. Moreover, I liked the motivational interview parts, where we learned about a new technique, which I think is very important in the field of clinical forensic psychology.  
I wrote my thesis about filicide, the deliberate act of parents killing their own offspring. I reflected on the psychopathology of these people, predisposing factors, underlying motives, methods of killings, gender differences and how they dealt with their crime in terms of grief processes. Furthermore, available interventions and preventative strategies were highlighted. Whilst working on my thesis, I did an internship in a prison during which I did group therapy sessions with sexual and violent offenders.
 


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Keuzehulp

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Studievergelijker

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100% Engelstalig
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€ 303 gemiddelde kamerhuur
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€ 303 gemiddelde kamerhuur
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36 eerstejaars
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? uur contacttijd/week
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21/21 Amsterdam VU
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algemeen oordeel3.94.0
inhoud3.83.8
docenten3.73.7
studiefaciliteiten3.93.6
studielast3.23.2
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In 2017 hebben meer dan 280.000 studenten hun oordeel gegeven over hun studie en instelling.

Clinical Forensic Psychology and Victimology aan de Rijksuniversiteit Groningen is beoordeeld door 163 respondenten. Gemiddeld waarderen ze de opleiding met 3.9 uit 5.

Na de studie

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Besides giving you the knowledge and skills to obtain a position as psychologist in several fields, our master also gives you a solid foundation for postgraduate study and training in clinical psychology, forensic psychology and victimology.

Options for advanced training in Clinical (forensic) psychology:

In The Netherlands (Dutch language programs only)

*Gezondheidszorgpsycholoog” (2 year program);

*Klinisch Psycholoog” (3 year program on top of the “gezondheidszorgpsycholoog” training).

In Germany (German language programs only)

*Licensure as “Psychologische”/Psychotherapeut/in” (3 year full-time or 5 year part-time) to get paid by the statutory health insurance;

*Licensure “Heilpraktiker Psychotherapie” (HPG, no extra requirements) to be legally allowed to treat patients, but not eligible to get paid by the statutory health insurance.

 Note: Following the Master track Clinical Forensic Psychology & Victimology does not automatically guarantee meeting the criteria for admission to: 
-the Dutch postmaster training program for “gezondheidszorgpsycholoog”
You can check requirements about the postmaster clinical training in the Netherlands at https://www.rug.nl/gmw/psychology/education/postmaster;
-the German postmaster training program “Psychologische/ Psychotherapeut/in
For more information about the postmaster training in Germany check requirements locally as they differ from state to state, some requiring a 2-year Master program or extra credits.



Beroepsperspectief / arbeidsmarkt

The programme gives you the knowledge and skills to obtain a position in the field of: (forensic) mental health care, penitentiary institutions, victim support services, offender-victim mediation, educational settings, social work, crime prevention.

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Potentiële beroepen

psychologist in very different settings e.g.:

  • (forensic) mental health care,
  • penitentiary institutions,
  • victim support services, offender-victim mediation,
  • educational settings,
  • social work,
  • crime prevention.

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Contact

Academic Advisors Psychology

about the programme, enrollment, studying

Admission Office

for students with a non-Dutch diploma

E: admission@rug.nl
T: +31-(0)50 363 8976
Admissions Board Master Psychology

about admission & application

Julie Karsten

Coordinator master programme Clinical Forensic Psychology and Victimology

E: j.karsten@rug.nl
T: 050 3636507
Meer informatie?
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