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Course summary

The Level 6 Top-Up is designed for students who have successfully completed a relevant Policing, Law and Investigation Foundation Degree course and who now wish to progress onto the full time BSc (Honours) degree in Policing, Law and Investigation. The course is delivered at the University’s Warrington Campus by retired experienced police officers who possess a wealth of knowledge and subject expertise in specialist areas to enhance your learning experience. Successful completion of this course will not only equip you with the knowledge and understanding in a wide range of contemporary policing topics but will also influence your skills of analysis and reflection in a variety of law enforcement situations influencing the way you to conduct impartial, fair and objective investigations. The course will develop your ability to utilise research skills, evaluate existing bodies of knowledge, critically evaluate new information and ideas, and accept accountability for your actions and conclusions, all key requirements for a career in law enforcement.


For the latest example of curriculum availability on this degree programme please refer to the University of Chester's Website.

Assessment method

Methods of assessment are varied and stimulating, and are explicitly linked to each module learning outcome. The assessment methods are designed to provide a broad platform for you to demonstrate achievement of the intended module outcomes. Examples of summative methods of assessment include case studies, personal and group presentations, role-play activities, recorded interviews and assignments.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants must have successfully completed the University of Chester's FdSc Policing, Law and Investigation programme, a Foundation Degree in Policing or other related programme. An interview will form part of the process.

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students

There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

The University may increase these fees at the start of each subsequent year of your course in line with inflation at that time, as measured by the Retail Price Index. These fee levels and increases are subject to any necessary government, and other regulatory, approvals.
Policing, Law and Investigation (Top-Up) at University of Chester - UCAS