University of South Wales

University of South Wales

International Policing

The MSc International Policing is specially devised for law enforcement professionals, especially in developing countries. It provides a modern, problem orientated, democratic and community-based approach to policing. The MSc International Policing course will enhance your understanding and practical application of modern policing models and partnership working. You will study modern management, leadership styles and practices, the policing of security sectors and consensus-driven policing. There are three exit points - Postgraduate Certificate; Postgraduate Diploma and the MSc.

Entry requirements

Usually via an undergraduate Honours degree in an appropriate area, or through evidence by portfolio of professional competence; applicants may also be subject to an interview.

Course modules

Modules include: Operational planning and investigation; strategic management and leadership in the police; international comparisons in policing or security sector reform; problem-orientated partnerships; community safety; researching contemporary issues; neighbourhood analysis and performance; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment are work-based, including essays and reflections on discussion groups.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2017 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Glyntaff Campus Pontypridd CF37 4BD Wales

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