Taught course

Strategic Policing

University of Cumbria · Policing and Criminal Justice Studies

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally hold a 2nd class honours degree or equivalent in a related subject. The MSc is aimed at serving police officers and staff who hold a suitable role which will allow them to fully engage with the programme's intended learning outcomes and assessment strategy.

Months of entry


Course content

Our MSc course is ideal for police officers and staff wanting to enhance their development at Masters level, as it was developed in consultation with partner forces and the College of Policing to ensure its relevance to contemporary police work. We provide a flexible online learning system that allows you to study around your work commitments, supported by workshops at our campuses in Carlisle or London.

Our fantastic range of modules ensures that the course is kept in line with your career aspirations, allowing you to choose topics that relate to your specialisms. You will have the chance to engage with officers from other areas and share ideas and practice, improving your own skills and knowledge whilst helping others do the same. Open up new options in your profession by proving your abilities through a formal qualification.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months

Course contact details

Enquiry Centre
0845 606 1144