University of Essex Online

University of Essex Online

Policing and Criminal Investigation

Explore the challenges faced by police and investigative teams in a criminal case while also discovering the many techniques used to investigate major crimes.

Entry requirements

Academic entry route: An undergraduate degree from an approved institution equivalent to a UK Honours degree or a relevant professional qualification. If English is not your first language, your English ability should be equivalent to IELTS (Academic) 6.5.

Work experience entry route: At least 5 years' senior level work experience. If English is not your first language, your English ability should be equivalent to IELTS (Academic) 6.5.

Course modules

The Postgraduate Certificate Policing and Criminal Investigation is made up of the following modules and, upon completion, is equal to a total of 60 credits at Level 7.

Level 7 modules:
Complex Criminal investigations (20 credits)
Practical Psychology for Policing (20 credits)
Policing: Leadership, Policy and Partnerships (20 credits)

Assessment methods

We adopt an assignment-based approach to assessment instead of exams. Assessment will be based on a combination of written assignments and engagement in online discussion forums.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert On-line study May 2018 £ 3,400 per () 8 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Online Learning LS1 1BA Yorkshire and the Humber

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