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The University of Wolverhampton

BA (Hons)BSc (Hons) Policing and Intelligence with Sandwich Placement

Why choose this course?

The course has been designed to give each student various options for their future career in law enforcement. There are two themes running throughout the degree; policing and intelligence.

This award is about ‘policing’ and ‘intelligence’ but not just the operational side to public police force. Your programme of study will address a wide array of occupations beyond the police force which require graduates with an in depth knowledge of intelligence and analysis, forensic investigative skills, knowledge of criminal law, knowledge of intelligence relating to various aspects of terrorism and counter terrorism, appreciation of mental health and wider understanding of the social context in which policing is conducted.

The professionally focused nature of this programme is designed not only to provide knowledge and skills sufficient to gain employment in policing and other security and law enforcement areas, but to also establish a firm foundation upon which to build a career.

This course has been developed in conjunction with Schools across the University, with contributions from the Schools of Law, School of Historical and Political Studies,Health and Wellbeing; Applied Science and the Business School.

Subject specific skills, such as knowledge of police procedure and evidence, mental health issues, intelligence and analysis, police ethics and management and leadership will be covered and will be complemented by the type of transferable key skills that are highly valued by employers in the graduate job market, including the ability to present and develop a cohesive argument, IT skills, research and problem-solving skills, communication skills and working as part of a team.

What happens on the course?

Indicative Course Structure (Info correct on July 2016).

Semester 1 Starters:

Semester 1 (Level 4)

Semester 2 (Level 4)

Core (required) or Option

(choose one)

Module code

Module title

Credits

Core (required) or Option

(choose one)

Module code

Module title

Credits

Core

4PL001

What is Policing?

20

Core

4PL018

Intelligence and Crime Analysis

20

Core

4PL011

Police Procedure and Evidence

20

Core

4HW010

Mental Health Perspectives

20

Option

4CJ005

Legal Issues and Human Rights

20

Option

4PH003

Thinking Ethically

20

Option

4CJ003

Thinking About Crime

20

Option

4CJ002

Criminal Justice

20

Option

4WL002

Basic Language

20

Option

4WL002

Basic Language

20

Option

4WL003

Elementary Language

20

Option

4WL003

Elementary Language

20

Semester 1 (Level 5)

Semester 2 (Level 5)

Core (required) or Option

(choose one)

Module code

Module title

Credits

Core (required) or Option

(choose one)

Module code

Module title

Credits

Core

5PL010

Policing Major and Critical Incidents

20

Core

5PL011

Criminal Investigation

20

Core

5LW002

Criminal Law

20

Core

5PL002

Law Relating to Public Order and National Security

20

Option

5CJ002

Theories of Crime

20

Option

5LW004

Advanced Criminal Law

20

Option

5HR002

Leading and Managing in Organisations

20

Option

5CJ009

Victims and Offenders

20

Option

5WL001

Basic Language

20

Option

5SL007

Doing Quantitative Research

20

Option

5WL002

Elementary Language

20

Option

5WL001

Basic Language

20

Option

5WL002

Elementary Language

20

Option

5SL008

Volunteering in Action

20

Option

5LW022

Supervised Work Experience

40

Semester 1 (Level 6)

Semester 2 (Level 6)

Core (required) or Option

(choose one)

Module code

Module title

Credits

Core (required) or Option

(choose one)

Module code

Module title

Credits

Core

6CJ011

Serious and Organised Crime

20

Core

6PL003

Research Project

20

Core

6FS001

Forensic Science for Policing

20

Core

6PL015

Police Accountability

20

Option

6CJ004

Counter Terrorism Law, Policy and Practice

20

Option

6CJ012

Developments in Comparative Policing and Punishment

20

Option

6WL001

Intermediate / Advanced Language

20

Option

6CJ005

Contemporary Issues in Criminology

20

Option

6WL001

Intermediate / Advanced Language

20

Why Wolverhampton?

Knowledge and skills upon which you can develop for a professional career in policing, intelligence or other law enforcement and security areas

The research-led teaching ensures that you will be learning about the very latest debates in policy and practice of policing and intelligence.


What our students think

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Career path

Successful completion of this award may lead to a career in the police service as an operational officer or as support staff as an intelligence and crime analyst. However this degree does not limit employability to these roles. The degree develops skills which are appropriate to a range of law enforcement and security roles including investigation within branches of Revenue and Customs, Immigration, Social Security Services; Health and Safety Executive; Environmental Health; private security sector; forensic accountancy and allied or related areas. Whether or not you pursue a vocation in policing, this degree will provide you with a set of intellectual, social and practical skills, as well as knowledge that many employers find attractive.

What skills will you gain?

At the end of this course you, the student, will be able to demonstrate :

  1. Knowledge, understanding and skills appropriate to graduate specifically to employment within policing or intelligence and related areas
  2. Critical awareness of social, political and cultural diversity in the context of policing, intelligence and the wider criminal justice area
  3. Understanding of the key concepts and theoretical approaches that have developed and are developing in relation to crime, responses to crime, policing and intelligence.
  4. Ability to undertake research and communicate the findings of research appropriately.
  5. Application of theory to real world practice of policing, intelligence and related areas.
  6. The ability to act independently managing their own learning and critically reflect upon their own learning.

Entry requirements

2018 Entry

  • ‘A’ levels at grades BBC - CCC
  • BTEC QCF Extended Diploma grade MMM, BTEC QCF Diploma grade DD
  • Access to HE Diploma full award (Pass of 60 credits - of which a minimum of 45 credits must be at level 3 including 18 at Merit or Distinction).
  • If you've got other qualifications or relevant experience, please contact The Gateway for further advice before applying.
  • International entry requirements and application guidance can be found here
  • Successful completion of the International Foundation Year in Social Sciences guarantees entry on to this course

Other Requirements

As part of your work placement application, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check and vetting by the West Midlands Police. This process will involve detailed checks being made not only in relation to you but also your family. In addition you will have to undertake a medical examination. There are a number of relatively minor conditions which may make you ineligible to join any police force.

Students must have studied a minimum of two years post GCSE level. However, it is expected that some applicants will be mature students with work experience, who wish to further their career development. These applicants will be processed through standard procedures, which may involve an interview as part of the process. Please seehttp://wlv.ac.uk/mature for further information.

Those who do not meet the entry requirements may be offered an alternative course

Course fees and finance

2018/9 Home/EU International
Full time £9,250 £11,700

The University also offers a range of Bursaries and Scholarships in addition to other financial support packages

These fees are applicable for new entrants in 2018/9. If you have any queries regarding the fees listed please contact

These fees are for the current academic year only. Any subsequent years may be subject to an annual increase, usually in line with inflation.

Contact us

Telephone

01902 32 22 22

Email

enquiries@wlv.ac.uk

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