Play your part in the fight against crime as you discover the skills, attitude and behaviour necessary for a career in policing and investigation, taught by experienced practitioners and subject matter experts. The course team delivering this degree have a wealth of professional and subject expertise in specialist areas to enhance your learning experience. Completion of this course will equip you with the knowledge, skills, attitude and behaviour required for a career in policing and other law enforcement agencies. Our excellent facilities for role play scenarios will allow you to put your knowledge into practice in a safe learning environment. Our Policing Skills Labs comprise an immersive learning suite, interview rooms, crime scene houses, road policing scenarios, a custody suite and mock court room, all of which add to your learning experience. This course develops your ability to utilise research skills, evaluate existing bodies of knowledge, critically evaluate new information and ideas, and accept accountability for your actions and decisions. Methods of teaching and learning are varied and include practical exercises, role play activities, immersive learning, interview suites and field trips. There is a strong emphasis on employability skills throughout this course affording graduates potential employment within areas of law enforcement such as the Police, Border Agency, Local Authority, National Crime Agency and Independent Police Complaints Commission. Foundation Year courses have been designed for students who do not have the necessary academic qualifications needed to enter directly into the first year of a degree but who have the ability and commitment to do so. Once the Foundation Year has been completed successfully, you can then go on to complete your degree.
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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 examinations, personal and group presentations, role-play activities, recorded interviews and assignments.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
A Level General Studies accepted; Welsh Baccalaureate accepted alongside A Levels/BTEC/OCRs
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|