Access to HE Diploma: Policing

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University Centre Leeds

Find your route into the force with our access to HE Diploma.

Course Information

Interested in a career in the police force, an organisation that offers a huge variety of job roles? Our Access to HE Policing will get you ready to study a Policing degree by providing learners with an understanding of the fundamentals of policing and act as a first step towards this career.

The delivery method will be a blended delivery strategy using a mixture of face to face classroom learning and online learning using Google Classroom over the course of 2.5 days a week. The Diploma will be run on a full time basis and taught during the day.


Who is this course for?

Are you looking to pursue your favourite subject at university but don’t quite meet the entry requirements? Designed for adult learners, our Access to HE qualifications bridge the gap between GCSEs and higher education and are recognised by many universities in the UK. We also have a selection of pre-access courses that prepare you for our Access to HE courses. Didn’t get your GCSEs or need them to be higher? Our Access Foundation GCSE programme will support you with achieving passes in five GCSEs.

Units / Modules

Academic Writing Skills (YHS243)

Human Rights (CER141)

Presentation Skills (CER215)

Law and Morality (CER159)

Law of Homicide (CER281)

Researching and Understanding Opportunities in Higher Education (CER240)

Reflective Practice (CER230)

Exploring Elements of a Crime (CER277)

The Powers of the Police (YHS327)

The Law of Non-Fatal Offences (YHS308)

The Psychology of Criminal Investigation (YHS330)

Political Ideologies (CER380)

Crime and Society (CER063)

Sociology of Modern Britain (CER255)

Social Psychology (CER250)

Entry Requirements

GCSE English and Maths at grade C or grade 4 and above, or equivalent qualifications.

Career Progression

Once completed, you will be able to progress onto a Higher Education degree.

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Course Details


1 year

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Full time

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University Centre Leeds
Leeds City College
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