Taught course

Professional Policing

University of South Wales · Faculty of Life Sciences and Education

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:2 degree. Applicants without an academic degree but who hold significant industry experience are eligible to apply.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

In 2020, policing in England and Wales became a graduate profession. Building on the success of our well-established Professional Policing degree, this masters degree will enhance and develop your management and leadership skills, whilst developing your knowledge and skills in contemporary policing areas.

The police course has been designed in conjunction with local forces and builds upon core requirements of the National Police Curriculum.

Modules cover key areas of policing knowledge such as Problem oriented policing, crime and justice, technology in policing, critical incident management and leadership and management.

This course benefits from:

  • Online flexible learning
  • Developed with local force input
  • Police Leadership

If you are a serving officer, or recently retired, please visit our Recognition for prior learning section.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

For information on the funding options available for this course please visit our Student Money Pages.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24-60 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    24-60 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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