• Polski
  • English
  • Română
University of Bedfordshire

Professional Policing BA (Hons)

Foundation Year, Undergraduate
3 years, 4 years
Tuition fee

Course description

  • Information
  • Requirements

The course prepares potential law enforcement officers for active service to the public. Topics such as criminology, criminal legislation or procedures are covered in the programme. Students also explore cybercrime, acts of terrorism and aspects of public protection.

Why choose this direction?

  • Faculty graduates find employment up to 15 months after graduation
  • The course curriculum is geared towards encouraging activism in bringing about change for social justice (as part of the Change Maker programme)
  • The course is licensed by the College of Policing

What skills are important for a graduate?

  • Students explore theory in law and learn how to apply it in practice during work placements and volunteering opportunities
  • Issues such as victim support, public prosecution, criminal legislation, public protection, mental health, different types of crime are addressed
  • The teaching team includes social workers, police officers, mental health professionals, staff from the department of criminological sciences
  • Students participate in workshops and lectures with special guests
  • On completion of their education, graduates can serve in the Home Office force in England and Wales

Where to study this course?

Our suggested university for the Professional Policing BA (Hons) course is University Square Campus in Luton.

This course is organized by:
School of Applied Social Studies

This course awards the qualifications:
BA Hons

Foundation year:

Pre-settle/Settle status/UK passport*/indefinitive leave to remain


Two years’ working experience(CV)
High school or technical school leaving certificate with an average of 3.0/ Baccalaureate passed at 45% overall

Language test:

Internal language test passed at 4.5pct level (scale 1-8)

Year one:

Pre-settle/Settle status/ British passport/indefinitive leave to remain


Baccalaureate passed with an average of 60% in all subjects

Language test:

Internal language test passed at 5.5pts (scale 1-8)
*People who only hold a UK passport can only apply through our agency if they are over 25 years of age