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As a policing student, you know how important it is to protect the public. You are a practical and logical thinker, looking to develop your skills and start a fulfilling career in the protection services. Our Professional Policing degree is also a pre-join qualification accredited by the College of Policing.


A policing degree at Newcastle College University Centre will give you the foundation you need to kick-start your career in industry. Our practical courses are taught by former police officers and criminal justice workers, and have close links to industry specialists such as the Northumbria Police Crime Commissioner, the Violence Reduction Unit, British Transport Police and a range of North East law firms.

If you want a fulfilling and challenging career in a vital industry, start your journey with us.

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FdSc Criminology, Policing And Criminal Law

Study policing, youth justice, prison services and the criminal prosecution service to learn the skills you need to work within a variety of roles within the criminal justice system. 

Length: 2 years
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 9th September 2024
Location: Rye Hill Campus

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