BA (Hons) Policing Studies by Distance Learning Liverpool John Moores University

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Website: http://https://uaf.ljmu.ac.uk/
Email: apsadmissions@ljmu.ac.uk
Tel: 0151 231 5175

Police Oracle listings – March 2017


BA (Hons) Policing Studies by Distance Learning

Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool Centre for Advanced Policing Studies

Location: Distance Learning

Cost: £1800 per annum (cost based on 2017 fees and subject to annual increases)

Duration: Two-years

Website: https://www.ljmu.ac.uk/study/courses/undergraduates/2017/policing-studies-distance-learning

Email: apsadmissions@ljmu.ac.uk

Tel: 0151 231 5175

This level 6 distance learning degree will take you on a critical exploration of policing, encouraging you to reflect on the contemporary challenges within policing and investigation.

Being taught entirely by distance learning offers you all the benefits of a contemporary and thought provoking degree designed by practitioners and leading academics, combined with the flexibility of studying 100% online.

As part of the suite of Policing Studies programmes, taught within the Liverpool Centre for Advanced Policing Studies, this degree will take you on a critical exploration of contemporary policing issues enabling you to develop specialist skills and prepare you for a rewarding career. It also addresses opportunities for continuing professional development, by focussing on key academic material from specialist areas of policing, such as intelligence-led policing, terrorism and counter-terrorism studies and criminal investigation. The programme primarily focusses on policing in the United Kingdom, but the content can be applied to contemporary policing globally.

You will receive online support from experienced and dedicated distance-learning lecturers, plus the administrative and library support enjoyed by every LJMU student. Regular synchronous and asynchronous forums will be offered in addition to individual tutorials conducted via Skype or similar technology.

Extra sessions and materials will be available in respect of study skills, in addition to the Learning Hub and Community Site on Canvas, LJMU’s virtual learning environment.

What will you study?

  • Research Project
  • Advanced Social Research Skills
  • Contemporary Issues in Policing
  • The following options are typically offered:
  • Policing, Security and Risk
  • Geographic Information
  • Science and Geo-computation for Public Safety
  • Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism
  • Investigation Skills
  • Application of Intelligence to Policing
  • Multi-Agency and Partnership Working

Entry requirements

Applicants will be considered on an individual basis and may be accepted with the following:

240 credits from a degree or FD(A) in Policing Studies


Combination of certificated learning and relevant work experience


Relevant experiential learning

Mature entry

Non-standard entry applicants without any of the required qualifications listed above may also be offered a place after interview and submission of evidence of equivalent levels of attainment and aptitude. The programme welcomes potential applicants who wish to discuss its appropriateness for them and their level of qualification in this broad based category that is not aged defined.


HOW TO APPLY: Visit the LJMU website and complete the online application form: https://uaf.ljmu.ac.uk/

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