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Course overview

The course is delivered at the University’s Warrington Campus by retired experienced police officers who possess a wealth of knowledge and subject expertise in specialist areas to enhance your learning experience.

Successful completion of this course will not only equip you with knowledge, understanding, skills, attitude and behaviour necessary to conduct impartial, fair and objective investigations, but also provide you with the College of Policing’s (CoP) Certificate of Knowledge in Policing (CKP), for which the University of Chester is an approved provider. 

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

Start Date
September, 2017
  • Warrington Campus
UCAS Code
2S11
Duration
3 Years

Why Study Community Policing and Criminal Investigation with us?

Our course will develop your ability to utilise research skills, evaluate existing bodies of knowledge, critically evaluate new information and ideas, and accept accountability for your actions and conclusions, all key requirements for a career in law enforcement.

 

Criminology

Warrington Campus

The Warrington Campus combines the best of long-established university traditions with up-to-the-minute modern developments.

Warrington: a Community Campus

The Warrington Campus provides a close-knit community, innovative courses, and a strong focus on employability and transferable skills.  The thirty-acre site provides excellent academic and social facilities for both residential and commuting undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Warrington: a diverse Campus

At Warrington, we offer a number of different courses facilitating a wide range of future careers. The courses available can be broadly separated into three main subject areas: the Creative Industries, Warrington School of Management, and Public Sector.

For more information about our courses, please see our undergraduate or postgraduate course listings.

Creative Industries

With a number of creative industries based in the North West of England, now is a great time to gain the skills you need to pursue a career in this evolving industry. Our Warrington Campus provides students with a wide variety of courses, 24-hour studio access, and industry active academics. We aim to provide you with the skills and experience you need to excel in your future career.

Business and Management

The Warrington School of Management prides itself on its varied and innovative approach to teaching, exploring a range of general areas as well as more specialised subjects. You may have the opportunity to undertake a work-based learning placement in Year 2, or a year’s paid placement, ensuring you have the vocational experience to back up your academic achievement.

The Public Sector

We have a wide range of courses available for students looking to develop a career in the public sector. From practically orientated Sport and Community courses (with built-in coaching opportunities), professionally linked Nursing, Social Work and PGCE courses, to uniform Policing courses; we’ve got a selection of courses for you to choose from. Our excellent support network, wide-ranging placements, and our dedication to interdisciplinary work makes Warrington a fantastic place to start your career.

Warrington Town Hall

Warrington

The town of Warrington is becoming increasingly well-known for its innovative and diverse schedule of events and performance, including live concerts, theatre, variety shows, cabaret and comedy. Parr Hall is the town's premier venue for live music, while Pyramid is a leading centre for the arts.

The town centre is host to a wide selection of clubs, pubs and bars to suit all tastes, ranging from the hip and trendy to the traditional tavern. Whether you're into house, hip hop, indie, rock or jazz, you'll always find somewhere you'll love.

Warrington is well-known for the Warrington Wolves rugby league club, one of the premier teams in Europe and were recent winners of the Challenge Cup for two years running.

Warrington is particularly well-placed for students who enjoy a trip to the city, situated half an hour from the cities of Liverpool, Manchester and Chester.

Open Days 2017

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

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