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This degree is awarded by University of Northampton. This degree will give you an insight into legislation, conducting investigations and the criminal justice system in the United Kingdom.

Our Policing degree is taught by serving and retired police officers and other industry professionals, this degree will give you an insight into legislation, conducting investigations and the criminal justice system in the United Kingdom.

Our career pathways show you a typical route through the various stages of learning, what you will learn along the way and the careers these programmes could lead onto.

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What I'll learn

Our Policing degree is taught by serving and retired police officers and other industry professionals, this degree will give you an insight into legislation, conducting investigations and the criminal justice system in the United Kingdom.

We are dedicated to giving you the skills that you will you need to pursue a career in Law enforcement.

You will be given the opportunity to join the Special Constabulary or volunteer with the Police in your second year, which will allow you to obtain operational training.

In your final year, you will deepen your understanding of policing, whilst being able to specialise in areas such as Cyber Crime and policing on the international stage.

You will gain a BA (Hons) Policing accredited by the University of Northampton (subject to validation). Graduates are likely to find employment as police officers or in the wider police service, performing support roles.  You could also pursue careers as officers in the armed forces, the security services, or in a research role.

 

How I'll learn

We are dedicated to giving you the skills that you will you need to pursue a career in Law enforcement.

You will progress from theoretical learning covering equality and diversity, investigating a crime scene, professional development and legislation in Stage one to more practical sessions in later stages of the course.  

You will be given the opportunity to join the Special Constabulary or volunteer with the Police in your second year, which will allow you to obtain operational training.

In your final year, you will deepen your understanding of policing, whilst being able to specialise in areas such as Cyber Crime and policing on the international stage.

 

Entry Requirements

Typical offers would be BCC at A-level or DMM at BTEC and GCSE Maths and English language at C (4) or above. We do not accept equivalencies (e.g. Functional skills).

If you have qualifications preceding GCSEs and do not have English and Maths GCSE at grade C (4), then we will consider your application on an individual basis.

If English is not your first language, you will need to demonstrate that you can meet the minimum English language requirement of IELTS 6.5 minimum all categories (or equivalent).

 

How to Apply

This is a three year honours degree, based at City of Oxford College.

Fees for 2019 entry: £7,200 (per year).

Please apply via UCAS via www.ucas.com

Institution – Activate Learning (See additional notes on fees box).

Institution code – O25             Course code – N225

 

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