Subject to validation, we will be offering a three-year BSc Pre-join Degree in Professional Policing. Our course provides students with the theoretical foundations of policing, alongside the practical elements associated with the role of being a Police Constable. The curriculum is aligned to the College of Policing’s national curriculum to develop students’ professional practice, including effective communication skills, problem solving, leadership and enhanced emotional intelligence. At the heart of this degree will be work experience opportunities, and embedded employability skills. In their design and delivery, modules aim to support applications for graduate entry into the fast-paced and ever-changing professional landscape of Law Enforcement, Policing and associated civilian roles. Note: Completion of this degree does not guarantee acceptance into the Police Service.
Level Four Modules (Year 1) Introduction to Criminology & Crime Prevention (20 credits) Ethics and Integrity Within the Police Service (20 credits) The Criminal Justice System (20 credits) Policing the Community by Consent (20 credits) Evidenced Based Policing (20 credits) The Role of the Police Constable (20 credits) Level Five Modules (Year 2) Counter Terrorism and Digital Policing (20 credits) Policing the Roads (20 credits) Response Policing (20 credits) Protecting the Vulnerable (20) Public Protection (20 credits) Research Methods in Policing (20 credits) Level Six Modules (Year 3) Police Investigations (40 credits) Information and Intelligence Gathering (20 credits) Investigative Interviewing: Victims and Witnesses (20 credits) Dissertation (40 credits)
Summative assessment methods include examinations, coursework, presentation, and practical examples of work-based activity. All modules provide opportunities for formative assessment and these tasks are geared towards the practical and theoretical aspects of the module topics.
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:
- Year 1
English language requirements
English Language Requirements: IELTS (Academic) Grade 6 IELTS 6.0 overall (minimum 5.5 in all components) where English is not the students first language.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£8500||Year 1|
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West Suffolk College
Bury St Edmunds