Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Advanced Policing Studies

LJMU's Centre for Advanced Policing Studies is at the forefront of developing new research in policing, criminal justice, security and related fields. - Join an ambitious School and student/staff body known for its impactful and sector-leading research - Explore the availability of research scholarships - Experience expert supervision from former serving officers, practitioners and leading academics - Receive research training and opportunities to communicate research within and outside the University - Benefit from excellent facilities and great multi-discipline connections The Liverpool Centre for Advanced Policing Studies has significant expertise in the Policing sector and can thus provide supervision in a wide range of topics. We are particularly interested in interdisciplinary methodologies. Our suite of Policing Studies qualifications are focused on developing the professionalisation agenda for policing and we work with the professional body, the College of Policing, as well as local policing organisations to ensure the relevance, credibility, and currency of its courses.

Entry requirements

Doctor of Philosophy - PhD: You will need: a minimum 2:1 honours degree in a relevant subject a Masters degree with a research dissertation in a relevant subject to have had research training directly related to the PhD project Additional information If you have qualifications other than those above, your application will be considered individually on merit. Appropriate research and previous experience will be taken into account. Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC. View country specific entry requirements: www.ljmu.ac.uk/study/courses/international-entry-requirements Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team (internationaladmissions@ljmu.ac.uk) for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages: www.ljmu.ac.uk/international Master of Philosophy - MPhil: You will need: a minimum 2:1 honours degree in a relevant subject a Masters degree with a research dissertation in a relevant subject to have had research training directly related to the PhD project Additional information If you have qualifications other than those above, your application will be considered individually on merit. Appropriate research and previous experience will be taken into account. Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC. View country specific entry requirements: www.ljmu.ac.uk/study/courses/international-entry-requirements Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team (internationaladmissions@ljmu.ac.uk) for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages: www.ljmu.ac.uk/international

Course modules

Specific research-related training needs are identified on an individual basis. You can study topics such as: Advanced Presentation Skills Applying for Ethical Approval How to be an Effective Researcher Poster Presentation/Design Postgraduate Employability Skills Project Management Writing Skills including Creative Planning for Writing your Thesis Surviving the Viva Speed Reading

Assessment methods

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic. You can progress from MPhil to PhD, via a written and oral assessment in Year 2 (full-time students) or Year 3 (part-time students). The PhD requires: competence in conducting an independent enquiry competence in the use of appropriate research methods and techniques you to be at the forefront of understanding your specialist topic an original, personal contribution to the understanding of a problem, the advancement of knowledge or the generation of new ideas

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time 4,525 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time 4,525 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time 4,525 per Year 1 (England) 2 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time 4,525 per Year 1 (EU) 2 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time 4,525 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time 13,250 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time 3,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time 3,250 per Year 1 (England) 4 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time 3,250 per Year 1 (EU) 4 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time 3,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time 3,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time 6,625 per Year 1 (International) 4 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time 4,525 per Year 1 (EU) 48 Months
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time 4,525 per Year 1 (Scotland) 48 Months
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time 4,525 per Year 1 (England) 48 Months
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time 4,525 per Year 1 (Wales) 48 Months
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time 4,525 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 48 Months
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time 13,250 per Year 1 (International) 48 Months
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time 3,250 per Year 1 (England) 84 Months
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time 3,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 84 Months
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time 3,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 84 Months
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time 6,625 per Year 1 (International) 84 Months
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time 3,250 per Year 1 (EU) 84 Months
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time 3,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 84 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Liverpool John Moores University L2 2QP North West

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Faculty of Arts, Professional and Social Studies
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01512315175