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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    University of Sunderland

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary


MA Investigative Management is ideal for professionals seeking to advance their careers by studying leadership and management in the context of work-based investigative practice.

This course has been designed in collaboration with senior Police representatives to enhance your intellectual capability and professional practice in relation to how investigations are led, managed and delivered.

By its nature, this cross-disciplinary course has a substantive professional experience component; throughout your studies you will be supported by academic staff, as well as various professionals with practical experience of investigation. With a clear focus on merging theory and practice, you will gain a deeper understanding of investigative management in the context of real-world experience(s) and professional practice(s).

This course includes a dissertation module which allows you to tailor your study to suit your career needs and research interests.

Course structure

MA Investigative Management is taught via lectures, workshops, and self-study.

Your progress will be assessed with coursework, a research proposal (in written and presentation form) and your dissertation.

Career ready

MA Investigative Management has been designed in response to the current sector needs in policing. It is extremely relevant to modern Police practices, and its structure, content and assessment strategies have been created in collaboration with senior Police representatives. As an Investigative Management graduate you will be able to immediately make a positive impact in your current role in the Police. If you are seeking employment or planning to change roles, you will be qualified for positions with more seniority and responsibility.

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University information

University of Sunderland

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  • Campus address

    University of Sunderland, Edinburgh Building, City Campus, Chester Road, Sunderland, Sunderland, SR1 3SD, England

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