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Policing Studies(Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (WUR) Online
The professionally approved BA Policing Studies(Hons) at Liverpool John Moores University provides opportunities for you to gain relevant policing experience as part of your degree.
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Overview

During the BA Policing Studies(Hons) at Liverpool John Moores University programme you will undertake a critical exploration of contemporary policing issues as you develop skills and prepare for your professional practice. It moves beyond taken for granted definitions and ideas, and critically evaluates claims to knowledge.

 Career

Once you complete this degree, you will have the knowledge, skills and qualification that makes you an attractive candidate for recruitment by the police service or other employers in this field, such as security and risk management.

Alternatively you may consider pursuing a postgraduate degree in Criminal Justice or Law, or a career that is not directly concerned with policing e.g. roles within the armed services, prison service, social work or criminal justice-related roles within the Civil Service.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description

      Four to six years

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Exploring Policing Studies - Skills for Success
  • Introduction to Criminology for Policing
  • Introduction to Policing
  • Practice, Procedure and the Criminal Law 1
  • Responding to Incidents
  • Technology and Policing   
  • Policing Communitites
  • Professional Skills for Policing
  • Practice, Procedure and the Criminal Law 2
  • Investigation Skills
  • Community Engagement Project
  • Policy, Practice and the Evidence base
  • The Psychology of Investigation

Lecturers

​The programme will be taught by staff with professional expertise and experience in policing. All staff are actively engaged in research exploring innovative topics in policing, criminal justice and teaching within higher education. 

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • International Baccalaureate: Acceptable on its own and combined with other qualifications
  • Additional information: 24 IB Diploma Points

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6935 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6935 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6935 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6935 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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