BA (Hons) Professional Policing

Lincoln College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Derby
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Course summary

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A career in policing demands skill, responsibility, leadership, initiative and a genuine desire to make a difference to society. BA (Hons) Professional Policing equips you to meet that challenge. You’ll prepare for the fast-moving world of policing by following a curriculum written and licensed by the College of Policing Studying on our BA (Hons) Professional Policing, you will study a wide range of theoretical and legislative subjects and gain the knowledge you need for a rewarding career in the police service. Please note that completion of this degree does not guarantee employment as a police officer or police staff.

Course details

Modules

Typical modules - Year 1 Understanding The Police Constable Role, Policing Communities, Research Methods and Academic Skills for Policing, Police Procedure and Evidence, Criminal Justice, Criminology and Crime Prevention Year 2 Criminal Investigation, Information and Intelligence, Policing the Roads, Police Response and Major Incidents, Police Accountability, Decision-making and Discretion, Police Problem-solving Models and Theories Year 3 Serious and Organised Crime, Policing Mental Health, Vulnerability and Risk, Policing Abuse and Public Protection, Research Project (Dissertation), *Plus one optional specialism module from *Domestic Abuse *Psychopathy *Murder: Dynamics, Pathologies and Investigation

  • Populism, Extremism & Violence.

Assessment method

Written Essays Group presentations Group and individual case study work sessions Observational Role-plays Written knowledge checks Written exams Group work assignments and presentations

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

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeP100
Institution code L42
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 120 points A minimum of 120 UCAS Tariff points from the following: BTEC National (Diploma or Extended Diploma) in a relevant subject GCE A and AS Levels (up to 16 from AS-levels) Scottish Higher/Advanced Higher with at least one subject at Advanced Higher. Applicants who do not have these qualifications will be considered on an individual cases by case basis following an initial assessment. Plus GCSE Maths – Grade C/4 or above GCSE English – Grade C/4 or above However, if you do not have these qualifications you will need to commit to undertaking Maths and English at L2 whilst enrolled on your course, as this is a basic entry requirement for roles within the Police. EU and International applicants NARIC confirmed equivalent of 120 UCAS points IELTS with an overall score of 6.0 and a minimum of 5.5 in each component. Equivalent English language qualifications are acceptable for applicants not requiring a Tier 4 student visa.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE Maths – Grade C/4 or above GCSE English – Grade C/4 or above However, if you do not have these qualifications you will need to commit to undertaking Maths and English at L2 whilst enrolled on your course, as this is a basic entry requirement for roles within the Police.

English language requirements

IELTS with an overall score of 6.0 and a minimum of 5.5 in each component. Equivalent English language qualifications are acceptable for applicants not requiring a Tier 4 student visa.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7999 Year 1
England £7999 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7999 Year 1
Scotland £7999 Year 1
Wales £7999 Year 1
International £9500 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees will remain unchanged for the duration of a student's continuous enrolment. Additional compulsory course costs will be paid for using the Career Degree Bursary. The Career Degree Bursary allows students to access the remainder of the Career Degree Bursary (up to a maximum value of £500 / £250) for additional optional courses, workshops, professional memberships and resources. There is no cash alternative. Students who wish to access opportunities in excess of the Career Degree Bursary may do so at full cost to themselves. Please see the full ‘HE Terms and Conditions’ for details of additional library and printing costs associated with this programmehttp://www.lincolncollege.ac.uk/higher-educations/terms

Sponsorship information

Additional compulsory course costs will be paid for using the Career Degree Bursary. The Career Degree Bursary allows students to access the remainder of the Career Degree Bursary (up to a maximum value of £500 / £250) for additional optional courses, workshops, professional memberships and resources. There is no cash alternative. Students who wish to access opportunities in excess of the Career Degree Bursary may do so at full cost to themselves. Please see the full ‘HE Terms and Conditions’ for details of additional library and printing costs associated with this programmehttp://www.lincolncollege.ac.uk/higher-educations/terms

BA (Hons) Professional Policing at Lincoln College - UCAS