The BSc in Professional Policing is for keen and motivated individuals wishing to join a police organisation and become future leaders and managers.
To find out core information about this degree, such as entry requirements, programme length and cost, visit the UCL prospectus site.
Module information is available via the links below (pdf).
First year modules
In the first year you will take eight compulsory taught modules, worth 15 credits each.
- Introduction to security and crime science (SECU0004)
- Crime and society (SECU0010)
- Police powers and procedures (awaiting module code)
- Crime mapping (SECU0005)
- Systems and problem solving (SECU0008)
- Terrorism (SECU0003)
- Probability, statistics and modelling I (SECU0006)
- Qualitative methods (SECU0007)
Second year modules
In the second year you will take seven compulsory taught modules. You will also take one optional module from the list below.
- Policing theory and evidence (SECU0054)
- Safeguarding and public protection (awaiting module code)
- Preventing crimes (SECU0011)
- Cybercrime and digital policing (awaiting module code)
- Professional development (SECU0014)
- Introduction to research (SECU0015)
- Project in policing (SECU0047)
- Programming for crime scientists (SECU00012)
- Forensic psychology (SECU0002)
- Professional practice in the workplace (SECU0018)
Third year modules
All third year modules are compulsory.
- Decision making (awaiting module code)
- Information and intelligence (awaiting module code)
- Models of policing for crime reduction (awaiting module code)
- Ethical policing (awaiting module code)
- Criminal investigation and intelligence (SECU0051)
- Police and the public ((awaiting module code)
- Professional policing research project (awaiting module code)