This programme takes into account the broader criminal justice system and other sociological issues, rather than just being police service specific. You will gain transferable skills which are beneficial to a range of different career pathways. You will complete a dissertation in an area of your choosing and receive close supervision from your supervisor.
- Contemporary issues in policing and criminology
- Liability, rights and responsibilities in policing
- Police leadership and management
- Policing, social policing and politics
One year full-time. This usually includes three days per week academic study.
Students are assessed using a variety of methods, including presentations, written reports, role plays, voice recordings, video presentations, practical sessions, observations and posters.
The nature and diversity of the programme allows students to progress on to a wide range of careers, including civilian roles within the police and criminal justice agencies and local authority roles. A career in the police force or wider criminal justice system could also beckon on completion of this course. Roles could include criminal investigators, correctional staff, crime analysts and crime prevention officers, plus many more.
Application is through UCAS, using code LF44.
Please use the following links to learn more about our policies and procedures.
- Academic Regulations: This programme follow the regulations of University of Hull.
- Student Disciplinary Policy
Please visit our Document Downloads page to access the College's other policies, i.e. our Mental Health Policy.
A relevant Foundation Degree, related HND or other relevant Level 5 qualification.
BTEC Level 3 in Public Services
Katrina was named ‘Outstanding Public Services Student of the Year’ at a highly prestigious national awards ceremony for her exceptional commitment to her studies and her efforts to help other people.
She scooped the title at the BTEC Awards 2017 – beating thousands of other students around the country – at the end of a year
which saw her excel in the classroom and highlight the dangers posed to young children by abusers.
“I work as a volunteer for the NSPCC and go into primary schools to give presentations to children about the different types of abuse people suffer from,” Katrina said.
“I wanted to do something related to my course and I saw this opportunity. It was one of the few things I could do related to the industry when I was only 16-years-old.
“On the course itself we have been on a lot of trips and have constantly been out and about building up our experiences. It has been really enjoyable. The tutors are also really good and helpful – they have been really supportive.
“I’ve thoroughly enjoyed it and learned so much.”