Research course

Doctor of Policing, Security and Criminal Justice

Institution
Liverpool John Moores University · Faculty of Arts, Professional and Social Studies
Qualifications
ProfDoc

Entry requirements

You will need:
  • an appropriate, relevant Masters degree
  • a significant career history in Policing, Security and Criminal Justice professions
Additional information
  • IELTS 7.0 (minimum 6.5 in each component)
  • Pearson 58-64 (minimum 51 in each component for UKVI purposes)
  • RPL is accepted on this programme
If you have any specific queries, please contact apsadmissions@ljmu.ac.uk

Months of entry

September

Course content

LJMU's Prof. Doc. in Policing, Security and Criminal Justice enables practitioners and early career academics to reach the highest level of academic attainment.
  • An ideal programme of further study for serving or recently retired practitioners
  • Write a thesis on an original topic of your choosing, making a contribution to knowledge and professional practice
  • Select supervisory experience from scholars right across the university, ensuring first class support and fulfilment
  • Reflect on how practice and academia can combine and develop new insight and knowledge
  • Learn from experienced professionals, practitioners and academics ​
The Professional Doctorate in Policing, Security and Criminal Justice will appeal to a wide variety of professionals who want to share their professional practice and expertise with fellow students. The doctorate will enable you to contribute to the development of your discipline (be that Policing Studies, Security Studies, Criminology or Criminal Justice) and professional practice in your area.

You will join a cohort of students with similar motivations and a range of research interests and will contribute your original research and knowledge to this fast-moving field. This collaborative approach will create a collegiate environment, making the pursuit of your doctorate and the production of your thesis a far from solitary experience.

Information for international students

Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC.

Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages.

Fees and funding

Please see the course page for more information.

Qualification and course duration

ProfDoc

full time
36 months
part time
84 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
courses@ljmu.ac.uk
Phone
+44(0)151 231 5090