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Professional Policing

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Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2022

Subject

Policing

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
•study in a subject area rated 1st in Wales for overall satisfaction National Student Survey 2020

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.

The Uni


Course locations:

Wrexham

Wrexham (Main Campus)

Department:

School of Social and Life Sciences

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UK students
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International students
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Male students
71%
Female students

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