Professional Policing (accelerated) at University of Sunderland - UCAS

Course summary

Study current topics such as digital policing and organised crime and terrorism. Help tackle crime and anti-social behaviour. Graduate from your policing degree and go on to apply for a role as a Police Constable in England and Wales. Our BSc (Hons) Professional Policing courses have been developed by staff with decades of experience in the police force. Every aspect of the training has been created by the College of Policing, working with forces and serving police officers. The police courses follow the National Policing Curriculum and provide you with the skills and knowledge to apply to become a police officer. You can choose to study BSc (Hons) Professional Policing on our two-year accelerated route, a fast track option to your career in policing. In just two years, you will be equipped to meet all the responsibilities and challenges to apply for a rewarding career in policing. Please ensure you use the correct UCAS code when applying: BSc (Hons) Professional Policing (UCAS code P1P2) BSc (Hons) Professional Policing (Accelerated) (UCAS code P1P3)


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Assessment method

You will learn not just the underpinning theories in criminology and the processes of the criminal justice, but you will also be given specialist tuition from former police officers in the core areas of conducting effective investigations, policing communities, policing the roads, information and intelligence, and response policing. You will also receive unrivalled support from your own personal tutor; an academic with police experience, who will provide advice and mentoring throughout your study. Your progress will be assessed through essays, reports, group work, seminar presentation and self-evaluation.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • College of Policing

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.

If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

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Sir Tom Cowie Campus
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Three passes at GCSE grade C/4 or above (inc. Mathematics and English Language). If you don't meet our standard entry requirements, we also offer this course with an Integrated Foundation Year. If English is not your first language, please see our English language requirements.

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Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £14000 Year 1
International £14000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Visit our website to find out about our range of Scholarships. EU applicants that hold EU settlement/pre-settlement will be charged £9250
Professional Policing (accelerated) at University of Sunderland - UCAS