We are dedicated to giving you the skills that you will you need to pursue a career in Law enforcement. You will progress from theoretical learning covering equality and diversity, investigating a crime scene, professional development and legislation in Stage One to more practical sessions in later stages of the course.
You will be given the opportunity to join the Special Constabulary or volunteer with the Police in your second year, which will allow you to obtain operational training.
In your final year you will deepen your understanding of policing, whilst being able to specialise in areas such as Cyber Crime and policing on the international stage.
Skills and assessment
BA (Hons) Policing accredited by the University of Northampton (subject to validation).
Typical offers would be BCC at A-level or DMM at BTEC and GCSE Maths and English language at C or above. We do not accept equivalencies (e.g. Functional skills). If you have qualifications preceding GCSEs and do not have English and Maths GCSE at grade C/4 then we will consider your application on an individual basis.
If English is not your first language, you will need to demonstrate that you can meet the minimum English language requirement of IELTS 6.5 minimum all categories (or equivalent).
Graduates from this programme are likely to find employment as police officers or within the wider police service performing support roles.
You could also pursue careers as officers within the armed forces, the security services, or within research roles relating to crime and disorder, investigative roles and the security industry upon completing this course.
If you are wishing to join the Special Constabulary you will need to make a separate application when you join the course. Please note that acceptance to the Special Constabulary is not guaranteed and is dependent on a successful evidence-based application, interview, fitness test, medical and vetting procedure.
How to apply
This is a three year honours degree, based at City of Oxford College.
Fees for 2018 entry: £7,200 (per year).
You do not need to apply via UCAS for this programme - you can apply direct. Please complete the pdf form (linked from the black 'apply now' button on the right hand side of this page) and send it to our HE Admissions Co-ordinator Sue Taylor email@example.com