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Criminal Investigation and Policing Studies BA (Hons) BA (Hons)

De Montfort University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Leicester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    25-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The Criminal Investigation and Policing Studies degree enables you to become a professional and reflective practitioner in the public or private policing sector. It is a course designed for those who wish to study policing or criminal investigation, but do not necessarily want to join the police service.Taught by policing and criminology academics with substantial experience of criminal practice, in the first year of the course you will learn how to research in the crime and justice sector, gain an understanding of the criminal justice system and be given an introduction to criminology and the profession of policing.Key features- 100% of our Criminal Investigation and Policing Studies graduates from summer 2017 are in work or further study after graduating, according to the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education 2016-17 report (above the sector average of 94.6%).*- Taught by a team of practice-based policing and criminology academics and researchers, who will support you to broaden your understanding of the sector, keeping you up to date with contemporary issues and debates.- You will study a range of topics including introduction to criminology, the history of policing, leadership and management of contemporary issues in policing and multi-agency working.- Take advantage of placement opportunities with a local investigatory agency offered through our DMU Works careers programme.- Recent students have landed roles at local authority Trading Standards, the Leicestershire Police investigations teams and the Independent Police Complaints Authority.- Gain international experience through our DMU Global programme. Recent opportunities have seen Criminal investigation and Policing students spend time in New York discussing differences and similarities between policing in the US and the UK.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 14,250per year

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Entry requirements

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104 UCAS points from at leats 2 A Levels with a subject at grade C or above

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University information

De Montfort University

  • University League Table

    81st

  • Campus address

    De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 9BH, England

Enthusiastic, dedicated lecturers who have excelled in achieving National Teaching Fellowship awards.
A fully transformed campus based in the heart of the welcoming and multicultural city of Leicester, renowned for its diversity and culture.

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