University of Central Lancashire

University of Central Lancashire

Leadership in Policing

This programme has been specifically designed for current and aspiring leaders within the policing field and will allow you to enhance your leadership knowledge, skills and abilities. It includes a blend of academic theory and the exploration of leadership challenges in policing. If you already possess the highest levels of Chartered Management Institute (CMI) membership, you may be able to progress directly to the final stage of the programme, including research methods and a dissertation.

Entry requirements

Admission is based on a holistic review of each candidate�s work experience and educational qualifications in order to assess their ability to benefit from the programme.

Course modules

Modules include: Leadership: personal development in an organisational context; strategic leadership perspectives in an organisational context; the ethics of criminal investigation and policing; research methods; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment for the programme will include personal development plans; organisational based reports; presentations; academic essays; an examination and a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Preston Campus Preston PR1 2HE North West

Key information

Course Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01772 892400