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Professional Policing - BA (Hons) Degree

 

Key Facts

UCAS Code: L900

Place of Study: 
Llandaff Campus

School:
Cardiff School of Education and Social Policy

Course Length:
Three years full-time.


Course Overview

​Modern policing is facing new professional challenges and the communities served by the police are increasingly diverse and complex, with differing needs and priorities. The nature of crime is also evolving. The constable role sits at the heart of effective professional policing. 

This pre-join degree aims to equip you with the knowledge, skills and experience required for the police constable role. It aims to develop high levels of professional knowledge and skills across a range of complex and challenging situations and contexts, as well as demonstration of appropriate behaviours congruent with effective and appropriate front-line policing. 

This programme is subject to validation for September 2020 entry and the information provided may be subject to change. All new programmes at the University must undergo validation, the purpose of which is to ensure that the proposed programme is aligned to the University's Mission and its content reflects appropriate levels of academic standards and quality. 

Course Content

Key specialist subject areas will be in line with the Policing Education Qualifications Framework (PEQF) and College of Policing requirements and will include: 

• Communication, ethics and integrity, evidence-based policing, leadership and management.

• Ensuring public safety

• Supporting victims

• Conducting investigations

• Maximising information and intelligence

• Preventing and reducing crime

• Protecting vulnerable people. 

There will also be a mandatory placement component.

Learning & Teaching

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Assessment

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Employability & Careers

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Entry Requirements & How to Apply

Degree:
Five GCSE passes including English Language and Mathematics* at grade C or above (grade 4 or above for applicants holding newly reformed GCSEs in England) , plus 104 points from at least two A levels (or equivalent).

Typical offers may include:

  • 104 points from at least 2 A levels to include grades C; Welsh Baccalaureate – Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate considered as the third subject
  • RQF BTEC National Extended Diploma/Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma MMM

  • 104 points from the Irish Leaving Certificate at Highers to include 2 x H2 grades. Higher level subjects only considered with a minimum grade H4

  • 104 points from at least two Scottish Advanced Highers to include grades D

  • 102 points from the Access to Higher Education Diploma     

*For Welsh applicants sitting the reformed Mathematics GCSE, we will accept either GCSE Mathematics or Mathematics – Numeracy. 

If you are studying combinations of the above, or if your qualification isn't listed, please either contact Admissions or refer to the UCAS Course Search for entry requirements. Further information on our entry requirements, including qualifications from the EU can be found by clicking here. 

Candidates who do not possess normal minimum entry qualification are interviewed and considered individually on the basis of their prior learning or working background. For applicants who are only undertaking 2 A levels or equivalent, this will be considered along with the rest of the academic profile and we may issue a graded offer in lieu of an offer using the UCAS Tariff. 

International Applicants
Students whose first language is not English will need to provide evidence of fluency to at least an IELTS 6.0 standard or equivalent. For full details about how to apply and English Language qualifications please visit the International pages on the website. 

Selection Procedure:
Selection is usually on the basis of a completed UCAS application and where relevant an interview. 

How to Apply:
Applications for this course should be made online to UCAS at www.ucas.com. For further information please visit our How to Apply pages at www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/howtoapply.

Recognised Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer into year 2 & 3
If you are interested in transferring credit from another institution to study at Cardiff met for a course which accepts entry for year 2 and/or 3, you can find further information on this and information on how to apply on the RPL page. Please contact Admissions for any queries that you have on RPL. 

Mature students
A mature applicant is anyone over the ago of 21 who didn't go to university after school or college. Cardiff Met welcomes applications from mature applicants and further advice and information can be found here.

Contact Us

For general enquiries please contact the Admissions Team on 029 2041 6044 or email askadmissions@cardiffmet.ac.uk

For course specific enquiries, please contact the programme leader Dr Cheryl Ellis:
Email: cellis@cardiffmet.ac.uk
Tel: 02920 41 6555


Full terms and conditions in relation to accepting an offer to study at Cardiff Metropolitan University can be found by visiting www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/terms