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University Centre Colchester at Colchester Institute

BA (Hons) Policing Practice

UCAS Code: P100

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

C,D,D

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MPP

UCAS Tariff

64

About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2019

The new BA (Hons) Policing Practice programme offers students an opportunity to gain a critical understanding policing and its historical, social, economic and political contexts. Taught by industry qualified lecturers with policing experience you will develop the knowledge and practical skills required for a career in policing and related professions such as;

• Police Officer
• Police Staff
• Border Force Officer
• Work in the court system or in prisons
• Roles with local authorities or third sector organisations

Modules

The course operates on a modular basis that provides flexibility and choice. Each module is worth a specified number of credits, with most modules counting for 40 or 20 academic credits, with each credit taken equating to a total amount of study time which includes scheduled teaching, independent study and assessment activity.

Most full-time students will take modules worth 60 credits per semester, with part-time students taking proportionately fewer credits per semester. A total of 120 credits per level and 360 credits are needed for an honours degree as a whole. Overall grades for the course and degree classification are based on the marks obtained for modules taken at levels 5 and 6.

Further details about proposed modules due for delivery in September can be found on our website.

Assessment methods

Assessment: The course provides you with opportunities to test your understanding of the subject informally before you complete the formal assessments that count towards your final mark. Each module normally contains at least one piece of practice or ‘formative’ assessment for which you receive feedback from your tutor. Practice assessments are developmental and any grades you receive for them do not count towards your module mark.

There is a formal or ‘summative’ assessment at the end of each module. Assessment methods include written examinations and a range of coursework assessments such as essays, reports, portfolios, performance, presentations and your final year major project. The grades from formal assessments count towards your module mark.

Feedback: You will receive feedback on all practice assessments and on formal assessments undertaken by coursework. Feedback is intended to help you learn and you are encouraged to discuss it with your module tutor.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£8,250
per year
England
£8,250
per year
EU
£8,250
per year
International
£8,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£8,250
per year
Scotland
£8,250
per year
Wales
£8,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

University Centre Colchester at Colchester Institute

Department:

School of Health and Social Sciences

TEF rating:

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