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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of West London

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary


Be more strategic as you respond to the modern challenges of policing with MSc in Policing.

This course provides you a transformative learning experience which responds to the changing needs of society.

You can study MSc Policing or choose to specialise with the following pathways:

  • MSc Policing (International Policing)
  • MSc Policing (Leadership and Management)
  • MSc Policing (Investigating Serious Crime).

All pathways will challenge you to stretch your strategic and critical thinking, and to gain the knowledge, skills and competencies to create innovative and sophisticated responses to threats such as cybercrime, violence against women and girls, terrorism, organised crime, or other emerging needs within public protection.

Course detail

Focusing on working within diverse and complex communities; the course is grounded by key underpinning themes including:

  • Community working
  • Valuing diversity
  • Inclusion
  • Equality
  • Safeguarding
  • Ethical policing practice.

The MSc in Policing is intended for:

  • Police officers considering progressing their careers into specialisms or for promotion and others with an interest in studying policing as an academic or researcher
  • Individuals from community safety and and policing fields who wish to develop into specialist roles
  • Those involved in advanced study of policing for instance those who have completed the undergraduate degree in policing and wish to take their learning further.

Study & career progression

Graduates of this programme will be well placed to take on specialist or leadership roles in:

  • policing
  • community safety
  • criminal justice
  • research into police and society.

It will be particularly relevant for anyone considering a role within police education.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 6,625per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of West London

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  • Campus address

    University of West London, St Mary's Road, Ealing, W5 5RF, England

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