Policing and Criminology Degrees

If you are interested in entering the police force, preparing for a non-operational role or even considering positions in the military or security services then BA Professional Policing may be the course for you.

We have extremely close professional links with Northants Police and this means that you are exposed to a wide range of guest speakers from detectives to child protection officers. The course offers the opportunity to join the Special Constabulary or volunteer with Northants Police and for successful applicants, a bespoke fast track application for Northants Police.

We offer single and joint honour awards in Criminology. Studying Criminology draws upon the disciplines of sociology, psychology, history and law.

Criminology tackles questions such as what is crime? How are laws enforced? Why is crime concentrated in particular areas? How do you judge and evaluate evidence? How can crime be prevented?

Undergraduate Policing and Criminology Programmes

Studying BA Criminology with us gives you a distinctive approach to learning, drawing on the disciplines of sociology, psychology, history and law. This provides you with a comprehensive introduction to key theoretical and methodological issues at the heart of the discipline.

If you are interested in entering the police force, preparing for a non-operational role or even considering positions in the military or security services then BA Professional Policing is the course for you. BA Professional Policing degree will give you an insight into legislation, conducting investigations and the criminal justice system in the United Kingdom.

BA Criminal and Corporate Investigation has been designed and developed with input from leading investigation, intelligence, security and financial specialists. You will develop the necessary industry standard skills and experience to carry out professional investigations to the highest level within commercial, public or criminal justice settings.

BA Applied Criminal Justice Top Up is ideal if you are a serving or recently retired police officer or you work within criminal justice organisations or public services and are looking to study a range of areas within the field of criminal justice. BA Applied Criminal Justice Top Up will develop your research, presentation and critical thinking skills, to prepare you for professional employment in the criminal justice system and further study.

Studying Criminology with us gives you a distinctive approach to learning, drawing on the disciplines of sociology, psychology, history and law. This provides you with a comprehensive introduction to key theoretical and methodological issues at the heart of the discipline.

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