London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University

Policing, Security and Community Safety

This is the first ever doctorate degree designed for professionals working in law enforcement, policing, probation, security, government and the private sector who wish to hone their professional and research skills in a PhD level qualification, but with a more practical, career-orientated focus. Study can be customised to suit working needs and the course attracts a diverse range of professionals. Our graduates include highly placed policing and security professionals.

Entry requirements

You will be required to have an upper second class honours degree (2:1 or above) and should be policing officers and law enforcement professionals with at least three years of full-time experience in a senior role and already making a significant contribution to policing policy or processes.

Course modules

Modules include: Academic and Research Methods 1 and 2, The Socio-political Context of Policing, Knowledge-based Policing 1 and 2, Leadership, Thesis (40,000-50,000 words).

Assessment methods

Assessment is through reports, essay and presentations. You'll also be assessed on your thesis.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Professional doctorate Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years
Professional doctorate Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,600 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 4 years
Professional doctorate Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,600 per Year 1 (EU) 4 years
Professional doctorate Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,600 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
Professional doctorate Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,400 per Year 1 (International) 4 years
Professional doctorate Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
Professional doctorate Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
Professional doctorate Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,600 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
Professional doctorate Part-time January 2017 GBP 5,400 per Year 1 (International) 4 years
Professional doctorate Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
Professional doctorate Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
Professional doctorate Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years
Professional doctorate Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,600 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 4 years
Professional doctorate Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,600 per Year 1 (EU) 4 years
Professional doctorate Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,600 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 4 years
Professional doctorate Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,600 per Year 1 (EU) 4 years
Professional doctorate Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,600 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
Professional doctorate Part-time September 2017 GBP 5,400 per Year 1 (International) 4 years
Professional doctorate Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
Professional doctorate Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
Professional doctorate Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
North Campus Camden N7 8DB South East
Holloway Islington N7 8DB South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
020 7133 4202