Completing our BSc (Hons) Professional Policing degree will equip you with a high level of knowledge and expertise of carrying out the role of the police constable and the complex requirements of 21st century policing. Although specifically designed for those seeking to become police constables with Police forces in England & Wales, the programme is of value to those interested in other branches of law enforcement and who are considering pursuing a career in the wider policing sector. You will benefit from our expert staff, our industry standard facilities (including our Crime Scene House, Interview Suites and Mock Courtrooms) and networks with employers. Staffordshire University is licenced by the College of Policing for the delivery of the BSc (Hons) Professional Policing.
"Year 1 Introduction to Core Policing Principles, Introduction to Response Policing, Information and Intelligence, Introduction to Investigation, Introduction to Crime and Crime Prevention, Academic Study Skills Year 2 Designing Research projects, Research Methods Including PDP, Roads Policing, Policing Vulnerability, Professionalising Investigation, Policing in a Digital Age Year 3 Evidence Based Project, Applying Research, Policing Complexity, Policing and Society, Option module Options include: Cyber Crime, Intelligence Led Policing and Major Crime, Contemporary Terror Movements: Classification and Response, Transnational Organised Crime, Working with Offenders, Mental Health Assessment from Non-Mental Health Professional, Community Justice, Mass Death Scenarios"
Each module normally includes practice or ‘formative’ assessments, for which you receive feedback from your tutor. Practice assessments are developmental and any grades you receive for them do not count towards your module mark. There is a formal or ‘summative’ assessment at the end of each module. This includes a range of coursework assessments, such as essays, reports, portfolios, performance, presentations, final year, independent project and written examinations. The grades from formal assessments count towards your module mark.
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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- Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus)
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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