We provide realistic, hands-on experiences which help our students decide on the specific path that is best for them. This includes work experience placements and guest speakers.

For college-level students, speakers include the police, armed forces and others.

Our students also benefit from exciting and challenging field trips, which broaden their horizons.

Criminology students at University Centre Bishop Burton are prepared to join areas of the criminal justice sector, with guest speakers from Her Majesty's Prison and Probation Service, the police and non-governmental organisation (NGO) representatives supporting crime reduction.


Jade studied the Uniformed Public Services Course and has now joined the Navy, where she is currently undertaking training to be an above water technician.

My tutor had experience in the military which ensured we had a knowledgeable learning environment


  • Police officer
  • Firefighter
  • Paramedic
  • Probation officer
  • Armed services / forces