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Professional Policing with Foundation Year BA (Hons)

Sheffield Hallam University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

- Prepare for the degree with an extra foundation year at the start.- Understand the legal and professional responsibilities of policing.- Learn to engage in lawful, safe and effective front-line policing in specific professional areas.- Study ethical approaches and how to maintain the highest professional standards.- Develop knowledge of criminological theory and practice.- Evaluate evidence-based initiatives in the context of preventative policing and problem solving.- On this course, you’ll prepare for the fast-moving world of policing. Following a curriculum written and licensed by the College of Policing, you’ll study the wide range of theoretical and legislative subjects you need for employment as a police officer.**How you learn**This foundation year is an entry route if you do not yet meet the entry requirements for our BA (Hons) Professional Policing course, if you are not yet ready for degree level study, or if you are returning to study and would like to spend time getting up to speed with the demands of learning before embarking on a degree.You learn through:- Lectures- Seminars- Workshops- team meetings- peer learning- guest lectures- You will receive feedback regularly from your tutors, peers and through guided self-reflection to help you develop the skills and knowledge needed to undertake the various module assessments.**Applied learning****Work experience**Throughout the full course, you’ll have the opportunity to work alongside policing professionals. You will also be encouraged to seek work-based opportunities through membership of the special constabulary, as well as other volunteer opportunities.**Live projects**We have a good relationship with local criminal justice stakeholders including the police, who support learning and knowledge generation in Sheffield and the South Yorkshire region as well as nationally and internationally through our professional networks. These professional links will enable us to provide opportunities for you to undertake a range of live research projects.**Networking opportunities**On the full course you will have the opportunity to network with professionals through seminars, internal/external speaker programmes and guest lectures. This includes opportunities to work with The Helena Kennedy Centre for International Justice on local, national and international events and activities**Competitions**You will be offered the opportunity to engage with a range of award-based competitions such as The Hallam Award.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,995per year

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

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UCAS Points : 64

This must include at least 32 points from one A level or equivalent BTEC National qualifications. For example:CC at A LevelMPP in BTEC Extended Diploma.A combination of qualifications, which may include AS levels, EPQ and general studies.

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
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Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

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