A Research Study On Forensic Psychology

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Through the submission of my statement I am willing to share my personal abilities, declare my academic competence and provide motives and causes which led me to pursue a Postgraduate degree in the field of Forensic Psychology. Obtaining a PsyD in Forensic Psychology will not only provide me with more specific knowledge and research opportunities at the graduate level, but it will serve as a foundation for a career in Psychology.
The reason which led me to apply for a DForPsy degree in Nottingham university rather than a Ph.D. is mostly because I’m particularly interested in practising psychology rather than exclusively conducting research and work in academia. However, the fact that the top-up programme in Forensic Psychology is focused on clinical skills but also placed an emphasis on research it provides me with the advantage of flexibility in my future career.
A particularly important factor in choosing this career path has been my undergraduate experience when under my dissertation I conducted a study in the field of cyberbullying assessing the psychological characteristics of perpetrators and victims within a sample of 453 junior high school students. This gave me the chance to contribute in teaching about cyberbullying in an audience of students, parents and teachers. During this experience I was required to take an active leadership role in terms of preparing lecture materials, providing a series of certain lectures for the public and learning how to make the
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