In 2020, policing in England and Wales became a graduate profession. Building on the success of our well-established Professional Policing degree, this masters degree will enhance and develop your management and leadership skills, whilst developing your knowledge and skills in contemporary policing areas.
The police course has been designed in conjunction with local forces and builds upon core requirements of the National Police Curriculum.
Modules cover key areas of policing knowledge such as Problem oriented policing, crime and justice, technology in policing, critical incident management and leadership and management.
This course benefits from:
- Online flexible learning
- Developed with local force input
- Police Leadership
If you are a serving officer, or recently retired, please scroll down the page to the ‚What you will study’ area, click the dropdown box and read the section on ‚Recognition for prior learning’.
What you will study
The MA Professional Policing will be a good choice for undergraduate students who wish to gain a career as police officers, police staff, or as part of the wider criminal justice system. If you are an undergraduate with a degree in Professional Policing, this degree will develop the leadership and management skills needed for progression in force.
For officers in force, this degree will develop the leadership and management skills needed for progression in force and enhance your knowledge in identified key areas in policing.
- Police Leadership and Organisational Behaviour (20 credits)
- Professional Development, Coaching and Mentoring (20 credits)
- Critical Incident Management (20 credits)
- Policing in the Digital World (20 credits)
- Critical Issues in Criminal Justice Policy (20 credits)
- Applied Investigation and Public Protection (20 Credits)
- Evidence Based Research Project (40 credit
The course will be delivered online and will feature 2 hours of learning per module, per week and one hour of live Q&A/Discussion forum with the Module Leader.
Each module will run for ten weeks and students are expected to undertake at least 4-5 hours independent study per week. The course will feature guest lectures to help students contextualise their learning.
Students will be assessed using a wide variety of assessments, designed to test various learning outcomes and include essays, reports, documents of analysis.
There are no exams in the course and all assessments will be submitted online.
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