Taught course

Rural and Environment Crime and Policing

Buckinghamshire New University · School of Aviation and Security

Entry requirements

Entrants to the programme will normally have an Honours degree or equivalent.

Recent graduates would generally have achieved an upper second class honours degrees in any field. It is anticipated that this degree will also evoke interest from students overseas for whom such qualification is not available in their home country.

Applicants who are working for the police or other organisations with prevention or enforcement responsibilities in any aspect of rural or environmental crime may qualify for entry without holding a first degree.

Applications will also be considered from those with an interest in compliance who can demonstrate relevant career experience.

If your first language is not English, we will require evidence of English language proficiency to IELTS 6.0 or equivalent. For further details of our international English entry requirements, please visit our international pages.

If you do not meet the entry requirements you may, if you have relevant professional experience, still be invited for interview, where you will be required to demonstrate the necessary knowledge and understanding for entry onto the course.

Previous study, professional and / or vocational experiences may be recognised as the equivalent learning experience and permit exemption from studying certain modules in accordance with our accreditation of prior learning (APL) process.

Months of entry


Course content

By studying our MSc in Rural and Environmental Crime and Policing, you’ll benefit from working with academics who have extensive experience in policing and are involved in the latest research into rural and environmental crime. Throughout this blended-learning course, you'll enhance your knowledge of this area within policing and build your leadership, strategic and project management skills required to lead others.

Information for international students

For further support and advice please visit our International Students section on our website.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Please see the fees and funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Enquiries Team
+44 (0) 330 123 2023