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Course overview

The course is delivered by retired experienced police officers who possess a wealth of knowledge and subject expertise in specialist areas to enhance your learning experience. Completion of this course will equip you with the knowledge, skills, attitude and behaviour required for a career in policing and other law enforcement agencies.

Studying a course full-time traditionally takes three years to complete.

Enquiries

If you have any enquiries about the course content, please use these contact details for Institute of Policing.

  • Warrington Campus
UCAS Code
2S11
Duration
3 Years

Why Study Community Policing and Criminal Investigation with us?

This course develops your ability to utilise research skills, evaluate existing bodies of knowledge, critically evaluate new information and ideas, and accept accountability for your actions and decisions. Methods of teaching and learning are varied to facilitate application of knowledge to practice and include practical exercises, role-play activities, immersive learning, interview suites and field trips.  There is a strong emphasis on employability skills throughout this course affording graduates potential employment within areas of law enforcement.

 

Criminology
Warrington Campus

Warrington Campus

The Warrington Campus provides a close-knit community, innovative courses, and a strong focus on employability and transferable skills.

The campus has a range of specialist training, academic and leisure facilities across its 30-acre site. It is home to the North West Media Centre, the Warrington School of Management, dedicated police training facilities and practical nursing workspace.

With the Department of Sport and Community Engagement on site you can enjoy superb sports facilities for academic, recreational and competitive use such as an astro-turf pitch, fitness suite, running track and sports hall which hosts a variety of fitness classes. We’re also the training base for local Rugby League team Warrington Wolves.

Outside of the classroom, open-access computer labs and the £2.3million learning resource centre and library are available for all students.

On-site catering options include a Starbucks outlet, the Terrace Café Bar and our Garden Dining Rooms. After hours you can relax in the Students’ Union bar and club Twenty10.

Following £12million of investment the Warrington Campus combines the best of long-established university traditions with modern developments.

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Book Your Open Day

Events in October and November for Undergraduate study.

Admissions

Institute of Policing

Open Days 2018

Visit us at an Open Day and find out what it's really like to study at the University of Chester.

Chester Dates

  • Saturday 28th October
  • Saturday 13th October
  • Saturday 27th October

Warrington Dates

  • Saturday 20th October

Shrewsbury Dates

  • Saturday 20th October
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