FDSc Policing

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Course code L435

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Location Carlisle - Fusehill Street, London
Duration Full-time, 2 Years
Start date September 2017 (Carlisle only), September 2018 (Carlisle and London)
Entry Requirements

Working in the police force is a big challenge, but it can be a very rewarding and prosperous experience. If you're interested in joining, enhance your recruitment prospects and build on your personal development with our work-based training course. Jointly developed with the College of Policing Cumbria Constabulary and building on their award-winning Initial Police Learning and Development Programme, you'll learn all the key skills and knowledge to go onto a successful career in policing.

We meet all the required elements of the College of Policing pre-join qualification strategy, so you can be confident you have the skills to get started with a career in the police force.

Why choose University of Cumbria?

  • Apply to be a Special Constable in constabularies across the North West and Durham, or potentially a force of your own choosing.
  • Take part in our annual Crime Exercise simulating a murder investigation in Ambleside.
  • Strong focus on employability skills to enhance your future job prospects
  • Focus your skills on Practical Policing or Research in Policing through placement opportunities
  • Study in small class groups to get to know your tutors and fellow students
  • Gain the foundation needed to progress to the BSC Professional Policing top-up.

It's important that our future officers have the best start possible, which is why we will ensure you receive a full level of training for a successful career with the police.


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