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WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

The College of Policing has announced that with effect from 2020, all new officers will need to be educated to degree level in order to join the police force. This degree is an employment-related higher qualification targeted at those seeking to establish a career in the Police Service, Councils, Probation Services, National Crime Agency or more general public services. This Policing Degree provides you with an academic understanding and practical application of policing and also serves as an introduction to a career in the Police, Border Force and the Criminal Justice System. The programme emphasises the diversity of the policing role and draws upon a variety of contexts in which policing is discussed and analysed.

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Location: Central Sixth

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FORMAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Key Facts:
Awarded by: Coventry University
UCAS Course code: L437 (HNC), L439 (HND), L438 (BA)
Course Duration: 1-3 years
Course Fees: £6,009 2017-18
Entry Requirements: 64 UCAS points (HNC)

WHAT DOES THE COURSE INVOLVE?

Year 1 HNC
• Development of Modern Policing
• Crime Society and Social Responses
• Practical Policing and Investigating
• Community Policing

Year 2 HND
• Youth Crime and Restorative Justice
• Policing and Mental Health
• Drugs and Crime
• Domestic Abuse

Year 3 BA (Hons)
• Violent and Sexual Offences
• Policing and Terrorism
• Management and Leadership in Policing
• Research Project

WHERE CAN I GO NEXT?

Possible Careers for Degree Graduates:
• Within Police Service: Police Officer, Police Community Support Officer, Special Constable
• Counselling, National Crime Agency
• Probation Officer
• Customs Officer
• HMRC
• Home Office

Success Rates on courses for 16-18 year-olds nearly 7% better than national average*