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Professional Policing (Accelerated Route) BA (Hons)

University of Derby

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

**BA (Hons) Professional Policing (Accelerated Route)****Take the fast track to a highly regarded professional policing degree. In just two years, this pioneering course – the first of its kind in the country in partnership with Nottinghamshire Police force – equips you to meet the challenges and responsibilities of a career in one of the most rewarding professions of all.****Why choose this course?**Our intensive accelerated BA (Hons) Professional Policing course provides an alternative route for ambitious students who want to complete a pre-join policing degree in a shorter time frame than usual. You will follow a curriculum written and licensed by the College of Policing, giving you all the theoretical knowledge and practical skills expected of a high-level entrant to the profession.**Is this course for you?**This course provides the same comprehensive preparation for a policing career as our traditional three-year degree, but with the teaching condensed into two years to include tuition over the summer. It is a convenient and more affordable option if you want to progress from education to employment quickly and have both the capacity and capability to commit to a more intensive study programme.**How you will learn**You will learn through a stimulating mix of:*lectures and tutorials*seminars and workshops*role play exercises*external visits to settings such as police stations, police custody suites, victim support facilities, courts and various voluntary organisations working within the *criminal justice sphere*guest lectures *online support through the University's virtual learning environment*teaching input from policing experts*peer support*guided reading*individual student reflection on learning**Opportunities and experiences**The BA (Hons) Professional Policing (Accelerated) includes two pathways options. You can choose the theory only route, or you can choose to apply to become a Special Constable while completing your studies, in partnership with Nottinghamshire Police. Being a Special Constable gives you invaluable practical insights into what it is like to work in a local constabulary, making you a standout candidate when applying for a role in the force.You will be based at our Derby Campus at our One Friar Gate Square site. Offering the perfect environment for innovative and engaging teaching, it includes a replica custody suite (complete with interview rooms and cell), mock crown court and interview rooms.**Careers and employability**This course is aimed at ambitious individuals who want to pursue a career in policing. It paves the way for you to join a hugely rewarding profession which brings new challenges every day, demanding high levels of responsibility, dedication and integrity.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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University of Derby

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    99th

  • Campus address

    University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby, Derby, DE22 1GB, England

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