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Cornwall College

Police Studies

UCAS Code: L435

Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

Entry requirements


A level

D,D

At least 32 points must be at A2 level when considered alongside AS levels.

Access to HE Diploma

P:45

Pass Access to HE with at least 45 credits at level 3, Merits and Distinctions may be required for particular subjects.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE at grade C/grade 4 or above in English Language and Mathematics: alternatives at Level 2 may be considered.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

24

48 UCAS from appropriate subjects

A minimum of 48 UCAS tariff points in an appropriate subject.

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

PPP

In an appropriate subject.

A minimum of 48 tariff points in total from appropriate subjects.

UCAS Tariff

48

From acceptable level 3 qualifications.

About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2020

This unique programme is ideal if you would like to develop the specialised skills and knowledge needed to prepare you for entry and future careers in the Police Service, Military Police, the Criminal Justice System or private or commercial security services. The programme provides you with academic understanding and practical experience of the nature of policing together with in-depth analysis of the conflicts of a modern day society. This programme will consist of a mixture of theory and practical work-related modules.These include Criminology, Police Policy & Society, Psychology and Crime Scene Management & Forensic Evidence. You will also develop work-related skills through a professional development module and undertake an independent research module which will enable you to further develop your knowledge and understanding of the Police Volunteer Programme or undertake other voluntary work in order to benefit from work-based and work related learning opportunities.

You will be offered the opportunity to further develop your fitness levels through participation in various sporting activities. In addition, opportunities exist for you to engage in community based work programmes through joining the Special Constabulary, the Police Volunteer Programme or other community volunteer work. This foundation degree is delivered by police professionals together with qualified college lecturers who have relevant vocational and academic experience.

**Possible Progression** (subject to availability):
BSc (Hons) Emergency Services (Interoperability) (top-up) final year at Bicton,
BSc (Hons) Criminology & Criminal Justice Studies final year at Plymouth University,
BSc (Hons) Police & Criminal Justice Studies final year at Plymouth University,
BSc (Hons) Public Services (Policing) final year at Plymouth University.

**Possible Careers**:
Civil or Military Police
Police and Community Support Officers
Private Security Services
Criminal Justice Sector.

**Learner and Pastoral Support**
We pride ourselves on our student focused, friendly and supportive environment. Our dedicated support team are available for regular or ad hoc 1:1 learning or pastoral support needs. If you wish to speak to one of our support team at any time throughout the application process, please contact: dce.admissions.office@duchy.ac.uk

**Upcoming Events**
Please email: **dce.admissions.office@duchy.ac.uk** to book your place.

Modules

This programme will consist of a mixture of theory & practical work related modules. Year 1 Modules: Criminology - Policing & the Criminal Justice System - Police Law - Personal & Employability Skills Development - Communities, Identities & Inequalities - Research Skills -Psychology. Year 2 Modules: Crime Scene Management & Forensic Evidence - Policing, Policy & Society - Resource Management - Research Project - Criminology & the Criminal Justice System - Leadership, Management & Communications - Race, Crime & Criminal Justice.

Assessment methods

Assignments, In Class tests, presentation/s and debate/s.

Tuition fees

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

Channel Islands
£9,950
per year
England
£8,600
per year
EU
£8,600
per year
International
£9,950
per year
Northern Ireland
£8,600
per year
Scotland
£8,600
per year
Wales
£8,600
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Bicton College

Department:

Sports and Public Services

TEF rating:

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