Research course

Professional Doctorate in Policing, Crime and Security

University of West London · School of Human and Social Sciences

Entry requirements

You will normally need:
  • a good first degree (first or upper second class) or equivalent in a relevant field
  • a Master’s Degree with Merit or Distinction or equivalent professional experience

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Months of entry

April, September

Course content

The Professional Doctorate in Policing, Crime and Security (DPCS) is a structured, four-year, part-time programme targeted towards criminal justice and security professionals in the UK and overseas. It comprises a taught phase delivered through a small number of workshops on campus over the first two years, with online seminars in between, and then two years of supervised research leading to a thesis.

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

For information please visit the UWL website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • DPCS
    part time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course Information
0800 036 8888