Police Studies (Top-up) at Teesside University, Middlesbrough - UCAS

Course summary

Indicate point of entry as Year 3 when applying for this top-up degree. Course overview: This one year top-up degree programme in Police Studies explores issues in policing and criminal justice enabling you to gain insights into how the process of policing and investigative process is conducted, the significance of forensic evidence and the legal constraints of an investigation and its impact on the wider criminal justice system. The course allows you to enhance your previous level 5 study, or equivalent, to achieve a BSc (Hons) degree. It enables you to think more independently and critically about issues that interest you within policing and wider society and the significance of the professionalisation agenda to the investigative process. Our specialist facilities will develop your investigative skills, you’ll learn how to gather relevant evidence at a crime scene, and how to undertake investigative interviewing. You will also develop your skills to conduct research and to write a dissertation in an area of policing and investigation of interest to you. Top reasons to study this course 1. This degree gives you an appreciation of the considerations involved in the interviewing aspect of the investigative process, and the significance of professionalisation of the police service and related vocations. 2. Practical tasks develop your understanding of evidence-gathering and forensic activities at the crime scene. 3. You develop your problem-solving and analytical skills to explore and identify solutions to issues. After the course: Graduates will typically be aspiring to work within the policing or other uniformed services disciplines.


Access course information through Teesside University’s website using the course page link provided (or visit www.tees.ac.uk).

Assessment method

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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 require 240 credits at levels 4 and 5 (achieved through successful completion of an FD or HND in Public Services, Uniformed Services, Police Studies, Community and Public Services or Public Services Management).

Student Outcomes

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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
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £15000 Year 1
International £15000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Find out more about fees and funding if you are from the UK or Ireland here: tees.ac.uk/fees, or if you are an international student here: tees.ac.uk/international/fees. If you live in the Channel Islands or Isle of Man contact your education authority: gov.uk/student-finance.
Police Studies (Top-up) at Teesside University, Middlesbrough - UCAS