University Centre Leeds, Leeds City College has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
The Foundation Degree in Policing is designed to ensure that you cover a broad range of modules, which will equip you for employment in the Police or related criminal agencies. It has also has been designed to meet the demand for degree qualified professionals who wish to join the police under the new recruitment criteria. You are provided with the underpinning knowledge and expertise to progress either into the employment market or to continue your studies on the BA (Hons) Top-up degree.
The Foundation Degree is a 2 year programme. In each year you will study 120 credits over two semesters. The course comprises of mainly 20 credit modules which cover areas such as:
Crime in England and Wales
Psychology and Crime
The Roles, Responsibilities and History of the Police
Models of Policing
Leadership and Teamwork
Work Related Learning
Police Powers and Procedure
Criminology and Crime Prevention
Research Methods and Skills
Youth Crime and Justice
Continuous assessment ensures that your progress is monitored throughout the modules with personal tutor support.
A variety of assessment methods are used, including presentations, role-plays, professional discussions, portfolios and reports.
How to apply
This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Leeds City College and it's various centres welcome students from across the EU and international students who are already residing in the UK. The College is not currently recruiting students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) whose immigration permission is for education only.
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Additional entry requirements
We welcome applications from students who do not meet the standard entry requirements (for example mature candidates). We will consider each applicant on their own merit and suitability, based on individual qualities, experience and learning from within the chosen occupational sector. These applicants will be invited for interview, and asked to provide evidence of their experience.
English language requirements
A GCSE grade C in English, or equivalent is required. Speakers of other languages will need to possess an IELTS band score of 6.0 (with no-less than 5.5 in any one element) or a recognised English Level 2 qualification.
Fees and funding
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|Northern Ireland||£7,950||Year 1|