University of Portsmouth
Policing, Policy and Leadership (Distance Learning)
This course has been specifically designed for police officers and those in related occupations with an interest in securing or enhancing a role that requires knowledge and skills in policing, policy and management. You may apply your learning to your own organisation as part of the programme, which meets relevant occupational standards for the police and/or security organisations/services.
A 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject. Exceptionally, applicants with strong relevant criminal justice experience will be considered. English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5, with a minimum score of 6.0 in reading and writing components.
Modules include: Policing communities; police leadership: policing, policy and partnerships; managing justice and security organisations; research methods and research management; dissertation.
Assessment is based upon a range of written assignments including essays, case study, a literature review and research proposal focused on your chosen project, and finally a 15,000-word dissertation. For each assignment full academic support is provided by an academic subject expert and you will be provided with academic supervisor once you have identified your dissertation subject area.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Distance learning||£ 2,050 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Distance learning||£ 2,050 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Distance learning||-||3 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||Portsmouth||PO1 2UP||South East|
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