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UCB launches new Policing Degree

Learn about contemporary policing and prepare yourself for a career in the police or related professions with the new Police Studies with our Criminal Investigation degree programme launching in September 2020 at University Courses Burnley (UCB).

With policing changing rapidly, the Honours degree programme offered by UCB will prepare graduates for a wide variety of police and non-police officer opportunities, including professions in the Prison Service, private security, and those within the criminal justice
system.

Emma Hurst, Dean of UCB said:

“Our Policing with Criminal Investigation degree will look at operational policing, the use of firearms, miscarriages of justice and major crime investigations.  It will appeal to those with a strong sense of duty and what is right and wrong as they study the challenges facing policing today, explore current reform and look at the importance
of accountability.”

The brand-new course is an addition to a growing portfolio of degree level study programmes that UCB has to offer its students.

“Our degree programmes at UCB are industry-focussed and offer undergraduates of all ages the opportunity to break the mould and do something different.  Police Studies with Criminal Investigation offers an ideal progression for anyone with a qualification in Public Services or for those seeking to return to education or looking for a change in career.”

As a UCB undergraduate you will learn relevant industry skills as well as being taught by industry experts within our£100 million Campus in Burnley, which is within easy reach of transport links and offers free ample parking.

Added Emma:

“This is an exciting programme that we are excited to be starting from September, and we are still accepting applications to be amongst the first to start this exciting course.  In these unprecedented times UCB is defining the ‘new normal.  We are finding that many students are opting to study closer to home so our wide range of innovative UCB courses gives them the option of remaining in Burnley.”

UCB offers support and guidance for applicants wanting to continue their academic journey and a dedicated team of Student Services staff is on hand to offer advice on finance and a number of bursary awards available to all UCB students. This team of specialist advisors is able to answer any questions and address any concerns that applicants may have from academic support through to health and wellbeing and financial assistance.

“We’re committed to supporting our students to access the right courses for them and provide guidance every step of the way.”

Are you thinking about Degree-level study? University Courses at Burnley College are re-shaping the face of degree-level study in the North West. Industry-expert Lecturers are developing forward-thinking future leaders with the skills and knowledge to succeed in the Police and Uniformed Services.  Undergraduates are drawn from diverse backgrounds but share a passion to break the mould and be something different, just like our Campus which encompasses the borough of Burnley and has its powerhouse at the contemporary, industry standard Burnley College site.

Contact us on 01282 733400 or email
he.support@burnley.ac.uk – there’s still to apply now and start studying soon.

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Police Studies with Criminal Investigation offers an ideal progression for anyone with a qualification in Public Services or for those seeking to return to education or looking for a change in career.

Emma Hurst

Dean of UCB

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