University of Cumbria

University of Cumbria

Leadership and Management in Policing

This course provides students with a thorough understanding of strategic business skills to meet the challenging financial environment that policing services are subject to. Managing shrinking budgets and the pace of change within the public sector requires an in-depth knowledge of practices and leadership skills to ensure public confidence in policing and those that lead those services remains at a high level. This programme is aimed at those individuals who wish to realise their potential in securing senior leadership and management positions within the Police Service.

Entry requirements

1st or 2nd Class Honours degree; students with other qualifications may be admitted to the course via APL procedures.

Course modules

Leadership and organisational behaviour; strategic thinking and effecting change; finance for the professional manager; diversity and equality management; managing police organisations; principals of postgraduate management research; postgraduate independent project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MBA Part-time £ 10,000 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MBA Part-time £ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Fusehill Street, Carlisle Carlisle CA1 2HH North East

Key information

Course Enquiry Centre
Telephone number: 
0845 606 1144