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Glyndwr University, Wrexham

Professional Policing

UCAS Code: 243H

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

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,C

Accepted alongside A-Levels as part of overall 112 UCAS Tariff requirement.

112 UCAS Tariff points

112 UCAS Tariff points

Accepted as part of overall 112 UCAS Tariff requirement.

112 UCAS Tariff points from International Baccalaureate Certificates

112 UCAS Tariff points

Accepted alongside Irish Leaving Certificate Higher Level as part of overall 112 UCAS Tariff requirement.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DMM

112 UCAS Tariff points

112 UCAS Tariff points

UCAS Tariff

112

Accepted as part of overall 112 UCAS Tariff point requirement.

About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2020

Following the requirement by The College of Policing, all new police officers will be required to hold an approved degree in policing by 2020.

Policing in England and Wales is a complex activity characterised by the need to carefully consider how law, values, social policy and organisational priorities should be interpreted and applied. As police forces in England and Wales aim to adapt to meet the demands of the 21st century, discover an in-depth degree developed in partnership with North Wales Police.

This course will:
•combine scenario-based learning based upon simulated policing encounters, together with lectures and seminars taught by experienced academic staff and retired experienced police officers
•offers opportunities for students to develop their academic knowledge and skills in policing

Students will:
•develop knowledge of the broader criminal justice system
•demonstrate advanced skills in dealing effectively and sensitively with members of the public
•On completion of the course, have the necessary legal and policing knowledge and key transferable skills to meet the operational requirements of the police service.
Key Course Features:
•Equips students with the knowledge and understanding, skills and tools that are highly relevant to employment as a Police Constable and in other policing roles
•Taught by research-active academics and practitioners with a background in Police and Policing
•Students will build strong and sustainable networks and links with public service and third sector organisations involved in policing for both professional and personal development and advancement
•Interactive blended approach to teaching
•Develops knowledge relating to the professional performance of the police constable role, permitting learners who are subsequently recruited to the police service to pursue a career as a police constable or police staff.

Modules

YEAR 1 (LEVEL 4)

MODULES


• Study skills for Police in Higher Education
• Understanding the Police Constable Role
• Valuing Difference and Maintaining Professional Standards
• Criminology and Crime Prevention
• Decision Making and Discretion
• Criminal Justice


YEAR 2 (LEVEL 5)

MODULES


• Information and Intelligence
• Evidence-Based Policing and Problem Solving
• Policing the Roads
• Digital Policing and Counter-Terrorism
• Research Methods and Skills
• Response Policing



YEAR 3 (LEVEL 6)

MODULES


• Police Investigation
• Vulnerability and Risk
• Public Protection
• Policing Contemporary Communities
• Research Project



The information listed in this section is an overview of the academic content of the programme that will take the form of either core or option modules. Modules are designated as core or option in accordance with professional body requirements and internal academic framework review, so may be subject to change.

Assessment methods

Assignments are set in advance and provided to students in module handbooks and marked and returned by moodle or e-mail with students being given feedback on all assessments within an appropriate timescale determined by University regulations (currently four weeks).

Assessment criteria are published in the student programme handbook issued at the beginning of the academic year. In order to maintain an approach where students can develop their own interests and refer to their own experiences many assignment questions can be answered from different perspectives.

The programme incorporates a range of assessments including essays, exams, presentations and role plays.

TEACHING AND LEARNING

Wrexham Glynd?r University is committed to supporting our students to maximise their academic potential.

We offer workshops and support sessions in areas such as academic writing, effective note-making and preparing for assignments. Students can book appointments with academic skills tutors dedicated to helping deal with the practicalities of university work. Our student support section has more information on the help available.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£9,000
per year
England
£9,000
per year
EU
£9,000
per year
International
£11,750
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,000
per year
Scotland
£9,000
per year
Wales
£9,000
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Wrexham

Department:

School of Social and Life Sciences

TEF rating:
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