Taught course


Canterbury Christ Church University · Law and Criminal Justice Studies

Entry requirements

A UK bachelor's degree with Honours, or equivalent (foreign) award, including basic research methods; or a Dutch Bachelor of Policing Diploma or former equivalent at level HE4; or an award of any Dutch University (or College), where the award demonstrates the ability to apply basic research methods. A good grasp of English. Applicants should be professionals working at a strategic level in policing or public administration.

Months of entry


Course content

The MSc in Policing is open to police officers and police support staff from the UK, the Netherlands and other (European) countries as well as to members of related public administration institutes and private security agencies.

It is a collaboration between the Police Academy of the Netherlands and the University and has been validated by both Canterbury Christ Church University and the NVAO (Dutch-Flemish Accreditation Organisation).

The course aims at developing an academic understanding of issues that are important to the police, their partners and the public.

Qualification and course duration


part time
72 months

Course contact details

Sofia Graca