It is a full 2 days a week to gain the qualifications to enter university or a higher level apprenticeship within the police force and universities.
Some of the modules you will be taught - Crime Scene Investigation, Police Ethics and Values, Introduction into Psychology, Crime and Deviance and Introduction into Criminology and essential study skills.
Enrichment days to local Universities and preparation into applying and interview techniques.
The course enables adult learners to return to study and gain the knowledge and skills, along with confidence necessary for successful undergraduate study.
You will be assessed in a variety of formats including, essays, reports, workbooks, leaflets, presentations and controlled assessments.
Expectation for the students to have GCSE or equivalent in Literacy or Numeracy grade 4 (or equivalent) or above or at least one.
After Your Course
This can lead into; Policing, criminology, Policing and Forensics, Criminology and Law, Criminology and Psychology, Sociology with criminology and a wide range of combined and related degrees.
The fee displayed is the course fee. Course fees are per year for full-time courses and per course for part-time courses.
There may be other costs associated with this course, e.g. kit, equipment, books, trips etc. Financial support may be available to support you with these. See the Student Money pages for more information.
The current full-time & degree-level fee information is related to the 2023/24 academic year.
Level 3-6 Courses
Advanced Learning Loans are available for students aged 19 or over and studying eligible level 3, 4, 5 & 6 courses. If you are on an Access course, the loan will be written off if you complete a degree.
You may qualify for financial support to cover the cost of a Level 3 qualification if you do not already have a Level 3 qualification (this will depend on the course & your age on 31/08/23).
Please speak to Student Services for more information on course fees.
The fees displayed are for the one-year AS-Level course. If you would like to progress onto the full A-Level, please get in touch with us for the cost of the second year, as it will be different.
16-18 year olds
There are no course fees if you were aged 16-18 on 31/08/23 and are not studying at another institution.