Undergraduate courses in Policing and Investigation

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Learn how to investigate crimes and gather crucial evidence with our policing degrees.

You could be using our crime scene house and digitally enabled mock courtrooms to follow the policing journey from case file to giving evidence in court.

Choose from our two course options which will focus on preparing you for a career in a varied role within the policing and investigation sector.


Policing and Criminal Investigation BSc (Hons)

Study options
Foundation year
Placement year

Professional Policing BSc (Hons)

Study options
Foundation year



NSS shows positive improvement in teaching

Teaching provision has improved across the University’s extensive course portfolio in this year’s National Student Survey results.

Student Experience - Trip to Lower Saxony Police Academy

Policing and Criminal Investigation student, Daniel Yasein, talks about the opportunity to visit Lower Saxony Police Academy in Germany, and the highlights of the experience.
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Policing graduate is a force to be reckoned with

A graduate who is the first in her family to go to university has achieved a first class degree and a job with Staffordshire Police

Firearms publication gauges extent of global problem

ACADEMICS researching gun-crime have published a book which gives sight of a global problem which claims more than 200,000 lives a year.

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