London Metropolitan University

Course Introduction

The course provides both theoretical and relevant practical skills development for those who wish to further their careers in policing, security, community policing and social research methodology; produces professionally competent and informed practitioners who have a sophisticated understanding of wider policing theories and advanced research skills and abilities.

Course Modules

Modules include: Academic and research methods 1 and 2; the socio'political context of policing; knowledge'based policing 1 and 2; leadership; thesis (40,000'50,000 words).

Course Additional Entry

An Honours degree (2.1 or above); applicants should be policing officers and law enforcement professionals with at least 3 years of full'time experience in a senior role, who are already making a significant contribution to policing policy or processes.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
4 years
Part Time
Professional Doctorate £5,400  Academic year. First year overseas fees
4 years
Part Time
Professional Doctorate £3,600  Academic year. First year home fees