BSc (Hons) Security, Intelligence and Investigative Practice

UCAS

Course code L437

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UCAS

Course code L437

Key course details

Location Carlisle - Fusehill Street, Online
Duration Full-time, 3 Years
Start date September 2019
Entry Requirements Programme Specification

If you're interested in policing, security or the intelligence sector, this is the course for you. 

Various forces are now offering direct entry routes into investigative and intelligence roles. The skills and approaches these roles demand are mirrored in the military and agencies, such as the National Crime Agency and Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority.

The combination of security, intelligence and investigative practice in this programme provides a contemporary view of associated disciplines which feature in every aspect of our lives. Whether you are engaged in analysis, protective services or any part of publc sector or private business the elements of this course will feature in your professional and private life. This course provides the opportunity to gain knowledge and experience of practices previously only available within a few public sector professions.

Course study options

This course is also available with an integrated foundation year.

Integrated foundation year

Graduate destinations

This programme will prepare you for a career in the intelligence sector, in organisations such as:

  • National Crime Agency
  • Gangmasters Licensing and Labour Abuse Authority
  • HM Revenue and Customs
  • Military Police
  • RAF Police
  • Private security and investigative agencies

The security identification and implementation industry crosses the divide between public and private roles. Commercial organisations are creating their own investigative and protection professionals, so there are also opportunities in retail and commercial environments.

Masterclass: Combating Terrorism

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