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Members of the International Centre for Policing and Security (ICPS) are involved in the delivery of a wide range of modules and programmes on the theme of Professional Policing at all levels.

BSc (Hons) Professional Policing 


Year 1

  • Practical Forensics for Policing
  • Academic and Professional Skills in Policing and Security
  • Law, Governance and the Criminal Justice System
  • Policing, Criminology and Victimology
  • Technology in Policing and Security
  • Neighbourhood and Community Safety
  • Understanding Vulnerability, Risk, and Threats in Society
  • Diogelu’r Gymdogaeth a’r Gymuned
  • Deall Bod yn Agored i Niwed, Risg, a Bygythiadau yn y Gymdeithas

Year 2

  • Using Intelligence in Police Investigations
  • Vulnerability and Public Protection
  • Research Methods in Policing and Security
  • Contemporary Operational Policing
  • Roads Policing and Investigation
  • Simulation and Immersive Learning
  • Bod yn Agored i Niwed ac Amddiffyniad Cyhoeddus
  • Ymchwil yn Plismona a Diogelwch

Year 3

  • Leadership and Professional Development
  • Police Duties and Law
  • Investigation of Serious and Organised Crime
  • Cyber Crime and Forensic Investigation
  • Research Project
  • Prosiect Ymchwil

Please find further information below:

BSc (Hons) Professional Policing

BSc (Hons) Professional Policing (Including Foundation Year)




MA Professional Policing

The MA Professional Policing will be a good choice if you are an undergraduate student who wishes to gain in career as police staff, or in the wider criminal justice system. If you are an undergraduate with a degree in Professional Policing, this degree will develop the leadership and management skills needed for progression in force. 

For officers in force, this degree will develop the leadership and management skills needed for progression in force and enhance your knowledge in identified key areas in policing. 

Modules include:

  • Problem Oriented Policing (20 credits)
  • Police Leadership and Organisational Behaviour (20 credits)
  • Professional Development, Coaching and Mentoring (20 credits)
  • Critical Incident Management (20 credits)
  • Policing in the Digital World (20 credits)
  • Critical Issues in Criminal Justice Policy (20 credits)
  • Evidence Based Research Project (20 credits)

Choose one from:

  • International Security of Drugs
  • Organised Crime and Human trafficking
  • Community Policing and Partnerships, or Applied Investigation, Public Protection

Please find further information below:

MA Professional Policing