Course: FdA Policing and Criminology

Department: Public Services

Type: Degree

Duration: Two years full-time or three years part-time

The Programme

This programme explores the wider social aspects of criminology and policing. You will explore the partnership approaches to criminology and crime, as well as many other aspects of policing and contemporary issues in society. A significant element of this degree is the work-based learning throughout the course, which will allow you to apply the theory and practices from teaching sessions to the workplace.

What You Study

  • Academic and professional skills
  • Police and criminal investigation
  • Situational crime prevention
  • Protest and response
  • Understanding society
  • Criminology and criminal psychology
  • Equality and diversity.

Entry Requirements

Applicants should have 48 UCAS points at A-Level or a Level 3 Extended Diploma or equivalent.

Life experience of mature students will be taken into account when considering applications. The successful completion of an entry task may be required when considering applications without the required formal entry qualifications.

Katrina Turnbull

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.