Taught course

Contemporary Policing

Anglia Ruskin University · Anglia Ruskin University

Entry requirements

Candidates for admission would normally have a first degree of at least a good upper second in any discipline. However, this course has been designed for serving professionals in the police and related professions/work sectors, who will be considered for their suitability on the basis of APEL (recognition of prior learning), using the principles outlined by the College of Policing.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Advance your career in the police service. Explore the key challenges facing police in today’s rapidly changing world, and develop enhanced critical and research skills to help tackle them.

  • Complete your Masters while working full-time – regardless of your schedule – with our flexible blended-learning delivery.
  • Our Research Fellowship route will let you carry out a research project in your area of professional practice, with the choice to top-up to an MA afterwards.
  • Get a truly multi-disciplinary perspective with a course that draws on expertise from across the faculties in our university
  • Develop an in-depth and systematic understanding of key topics on modules designed in consultation with Senior Police Officers.
  • Join forces with PIER, our Policing Institute for the Eastern Region, with links to local and regional forces, and policing bodies and chief officers at local and national level.
  • Always feel supported with online resources including a learning management system, online library services, web-based forums, and Study Skills Plus.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12-24 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    12-24 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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