If you are interested in entering the police force, preparing for a non-operational role or even posts in the military or security services then this may be the course for you. Taught by serving and retired police officers and other industry professionals this degree will give you an insight into legislation, conducting investigations and the criminal justice system in the United Kingdom. Working with colleagues from across the University you will have the chance to apply what you learn in ‘real-world’ scenarios in our purpose built facilities. This results in a highly effective and complete qualification that is valued and recognised by all the forces across the East Midlands and beyond. 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. **By studying at the University of Northampton, you can be sure that:** + Students enrolling on this course at Northampton will be provided with their own brand new Hewlett Packard laptop* to keep at no additional cost. All sports clubs and societies are free to join at Northampton and every essential course text book is available via the library, meaning you won’t have to purchase copies. For more information on this visit our website (northampton.ac.uk/benefits). + If you join us in September 2018 you will be the first to experience student life at the University’s brand-new Waterside Campus. Come along to an Open Day to find out more. + Based on the evidence available, the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Panel judged that the University of Northampton delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK. ✱ terms and conditions apply. See northampton.ac.uk/benefits for more information.