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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Leicester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

The course provides you with a broad understanding of policing while examining the causes, legal framework and responses to crime. We are licenced by the College of Policing to offer the pre-join Degree in Professional Policing.Designed to help prepare you for work in the public or private policing sector this course is taught by former police staff who know the requirements of the role well. Teaching is centred on the National Policing Curriculum to make sure it is relevant to developments in the sector.Key features- DMU has a number of years of experience in teaching police officers and police staff who go on to enter the service.- Students are encouraged to volunteer as a Special Police Constable to develop their practice-based understanding of taught material and preparing them for a range of employment opportunities within the police service. (This is subject to meeting the requirements of Leicestershire Police and those set out by the Home Office).- Gain international experience related to your studies through our DMU Global programme. Policing students have investigated state crime at the Auschwitz concentration camp and the multi-agency critical incidents perspectives of policing in New York.- This programme caters for a range of career aspirations within the Police Service and investigatory sector.- Join the Society of Evidenced Based Policing and engage with the East Midlands Police and Academic Consortium to provide you an insight and context to real life policing.- Take part in the inter-professional Education events during the degree programme; providing you with the opportunity to collaborate with other practitioners on a range of applied degree programmes at DMU (including mental health nurses for example) to enhance your employability.- Join DMU’s student Policing and Criminology Societies enhancing your university experience through intellectually stimulating seminars and social events

Application deadline

15 January

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Entry requirements

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UCAS Points : 104

from a minimum of 2 A' Level with 5 GCSE's at C or above including English


University information

De Montfort University

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  • Campus address

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

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