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.
To gain an extra perspective, you will study some modules alongside students on the MSc Community and Partnerships programme.
Postgraduate Certificate: - Operational Planning and Investigation - Strategic Management and Leadership in the Police - International Comparisons in Policing
Postgraduate Diploma: - Problem-orientated Partnerships - Community Safety - Researching Contemporary Issues - Neighbourhood Analysis and Performance
MSc: This award requires completion of a Dissertation Development module and a dissertation.
Learning and teaching methods
This award is delivered through online, distance learning, which enables you to combine your studies with work-based learning. You will interact with other professionals through a specially designed virtual learning system, which includes virtual forums and discussion groups.
Your learning will be supported by the course team, textbooks and related documents supplied by the University.
Online delivery also means there is no set start date for this award.
Modules start in April and September and new students are welcome to join whenever a new module begins.
Work Experience and Employment Prospects
This course is designed for law enforcement practitioners, including police officers. This creative, flexible course is aimed at law enforcement professionals who want to gain a postgraduate award that accredits their standing in this field and to network with other practitioners. The knowledge, skills and insights gained on this course should support self development and enable you to enhance the quality of performance in your organisation.
Assessment will be work-based, including essays and reflections on discussion groups.