• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

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The (Hons) Professional Policing degree from The University of Law has been designed to meet the requirements of the College of Policing National Curriculum for the role of a Police Constable under the National Policing Education Qualifications Framework. 

We are licensed by the College of Policing to offer the Pre-join Degree in Professional Policing - a qualification recognised by police services that is achieved prior to recruitment.

The programme

This course is perfect for students with an interest in working in policing, security or the criminal justice sector, or looking to study at Masters level. Please note: the degree has a currency of 5 years following graduation for recruitment into policing and you must still apply to the police force and satisfy their eligibility criteria. Interested students should contact the Police Service for more information.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

  • A range of key topics will be studied in the area of crime, criminology, law, terrorism, associated psychology, sociology and criminal investigation. You will also learn through realistic scenarios and the use of a crime suite. 
  • The course is enriched by optional modules, giving you the opportunity to look deeper into issues such as Cybercrime or Forensic and Criminal Psychology. 

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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

  • BBC at A Level and Grade C/4 or above in GCSE English Language, or equivalent qualifications. 
  • Students who will be under the age of 18 but no younger than 17 at the commencement of the course are permitted.
  • International requirements: An English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above with a minimum of 6.0 in each component.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13750 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Fees are locked for future study years i.e. the student will pay the same price each year. 

Living costs

  • London, United Kingdom

    1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs
  • Leeds, United Kingdom

    637 - 1110 GBP/month
    Living Costs
  • Birmingham, United Kingdom

    765 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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