Teesside University, Middlesbrough

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Teesside University

Professional Policing (with Foundation Year)

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Course summary

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Course overview: This course includes an integrated foundation year, ideal if you don’t have the appropriate subjects and/or grades to go straight into year one. Our BSc (Hons) Professional Policing is a professional academic knowledge-based degree, based on the National Policing Curriculum for the police constable role, and taught under licence awarded by the College of Policing. It will provide you with a comprehensive education, based upon the professional responsibility of the police service and all who work within it, to serve and protect the public in the most effective ways possible. In particular it will develop the five policing practice themes of response policing. policing communities, policing the roads, information and intelligence, and conducting investigations. Taught by staff with professional policing experience or relevant academic expertise, you will be able to understand how to engage in lawful, safe and effective front-line policing, and be able to research, develop, implement and review evidence-based initiatives to improve policing performance. At a broader level, you will gain the knowledge and understanding of other roles within the policing family to make an application to work as a member of police staff across the UK or within the military police. This degree will equip you with the necessary knowledge, understanding and skills to prepare you as a competitive applicant for the police service. After the course: Successful completion of the BSc (Hons) Degree in Professional Policing cannot guarantee your recruitment to the police service. As each force has its own requirements you are advised to refer to the policecouldyou site and College of Policing site which outline the official police recruitment processes you would be required to undertake at the time of your application, eg the Police SEARCH® or Day One Recruit Assessment Centre. You will also be required to meet common police eligibility requirements.

Course details


Access course information through Teesside University’s website using the course details link provided.

Assessment method

The programme is assessed through a range of formative and summative methods in oral, written and alternative formats. These comprise traditional assessment methods including essays, reports, reflections, multiple choice questions, practical tasks, presentations, negotiated research and conference dissemination of findings.

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 codeL404
Institution code T20
Campus nameTeesside University
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 32 - 64 points
Access to HE Diploma Pass Access to HE Diploma in a relevant subject area.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE grade 4 (or grade C) or equivalent in English.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £13000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Find out more about fees and funding if you are from the UK/EU 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 office: gov.uk/student-finance.
Professional Policing (with Foundation Year) at Teesside University, Middlesbrough - UCAS