801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2021
201–300 th
Impact Rankings 2021
201–250 th
Young University Rankings 2020
Howard Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 1WB, United Kingdom

Professional Policing - Sheffield Hallam University

- Understand the legal and professional responsibilities of policing. - Learn to engage in lawful, safe and effective front-line policing in specific professional areas. - Study ethical approaches and how to maintain the highest professional standards. - Develop knowledge of criminological theory and practice. - Evaluate evidence-based initiatives in the context of preventative policing and problem solving. On this course, you’ll prepare for the fast-moving world of policing. Following a curriculum written and licensed by the College of Policing, you’ll study the wide range of theoretical and legislative subjects you need for employment as a police officer. **How you learn** This course creates a supportive environment for students — one in which you can challenge, and be challenged on, perspectives and decisions. The course team use a variety of formative and summative assessments, designed to support the development of your knowledge and understanding. Particular emphasis is placed on progressive, reflective learning. The development of the core skills enables you to reflect on work-based or simulated activity and their own career and academic development. You learn through - online lectures - seminars and workshops on campus - online support through the University's virtual learning environment - teaching input from policing experts - peer support - self-reflection - guided reading - student presentations - individual student reflection on learning **Applied learning Work experience** Throughout the course, you’ll have the opportunity to work alongside policing professionals. You will also be encouraged to seek work-based opportunities through membership of the special constabulary, as well as other volunteer opportunities. You also will have opportunities to visit international policing agencies. **Live projects** We have a good relationship with local criminal justice stakeholders including the police, who support learning and knowledge generation in Sheffield and the South Yorkshire region as well as nationally and internationally through our professional networks. These professional links will enable us to provide opportunities for you to undertake a range of live research projects. **Networking opportunities** You will have the opportunity to network with professionals through seminars, internal/external speaker programmes and guest lectures. This includes opportunities to work with The Helena Kennedy Centre for International Justice on local, national and international events and activities **Competitions** You will be offered the opportunity to engage with a range of award-based competitions such as The Hallam Award.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,SheffieldUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £8,750
  • England Year 1 £8,750
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £8,750
  • Scotland Year 1 £8,750
  • Wales Year 1 £8,750
  • International Year 1 £12,650