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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Course overview**- Take the first step into the Policing profession, with a degree programme offering the skills, knowledge and understanding you’ll need to become a police constable.- Our Professional Policing BSc (Hons) degree covers all of the knowledge and many of the skills elements of the national curriculum for the police constable role, enabling you to take your first steps towards a successful career in the Police.- We are not only officially licenced and approved by the College of Policing, but we also have a long-standing reputation for top quality Policing courses, due to our high levels of professional experience and expertise.- You’ll study areas including response policing, policing communities, policing the roads, intelligence and conducting investigations – covering the Core Requirements of the National Policing Qualification. You’ll also build skills in evidence-based policing and decision-making, while exploring topics including vulnerability and risk, digital policing, inclusion and counter terrorism.- With exceptional learning facilities, including mock crime scenes and a simulated control room suite (based at the Preston Campus), you will have the chance to build practical skills which you can carry through into your career. So, by the time you graduate from the course, you’ll have gained the skills and knowledge you need to work towards a role with the police force.**Why study with us**- The University helped to design this course with the College of Policing and we are licenced by them to deliver it.- We work closely with various police forces and law enforcement agencies, which means that you will get to hear from high-profile guest lecturers.- You will have access to superb facilities, including our Hydra Minerva immersive training simulator and our crime scene houses**Further information**- If your ambition is to become a police constable in England and Wales, you must join the Police Service in England and Wales as a police officer and be successful in a number of recruitment stages.- One of these is the Police SEARCH® Recruit Assessment Centre, which is a rigorous and standardised process involving observation of a candidate's performance across a variety of exercises, to assess their potential to perform the role of a police officer effectively.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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14,000per year

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University information

University of Central Lancashire

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  • Campus address

    University of Central Lancashire, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2HE, England

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