Public Services at City of Sunderland College - UCAS

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Course summary

This course is for people who are looking to be employed by the Police Services or wish to pursue a career in Criminology. Successful completion of the HND will guarantee access to the final year on the BSC (Hons) Degree in Criminology at Sunderland University. Develop knowledge and understanding of the Police Services with a qualification that includes a bolt on qualification of CKP, the Certificate in Knowledge of Policing. This addition will better your chances for recruitment into the Police Service. Work experience opportunities are available within the Northumbria Police depending upon the successful completion of their vetting process.


HNC Year 1 – Modules: Unit 1: Small-scale Research Projects in the Police Unit 2: Organisations and Behaviour within the Police Unit 3: Fair Treatment in Police Unit 8: Psychology of Human and Criminal Behaviour Unit 9: Sociological Aspects of the Police in Contemporary Society HND Year 2 – Modules: Unit 6: Research Project in the Police Unit 15: Crime Reduction and Community Safety Unit 26: Substance Misuse, Culture and Crime Unit 27: Criminological Theory relating to Crimes of Violence

How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

You will need to have successfully completed a Level 2 course (e.g. BTEC National/Extended Diploma at Level 3, A-Level(s) and have at least 48 UCAS points. However, there are flexible entry requirements fro mature applicants, where appropriate work experience will be considered.

Additional entry requirements


Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £5999 Year 1
Northern Ireland £5999 Year 1
Scotland £5999 Year 1
Wales £5999 Year 1

Additional fee information

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Public Services at City of Sunderland College - UCAS