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Criminal Justice and PolicingSwansea Business Campus
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Location: Swansea Business Campus
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2019/09/23
Duration: 18 months
Intl fees: £12500
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This programme explores both the theoretical foundations of policing and criminological theories of crime and the operation of the criminal justice system. Students will gain knowledge of international developments in criminological and criminal justice research and the impact of social, political and economic factors on policing, crime and criminal justice policy. Students will also study contemporary issues, such as cybercrime, terrorism and response policing. The programme team have a wealth of experience both in a professional and academic capacity and are able to bring that experience to the classroom. Students are encouraged to take the opportunities that have been developed with a number of organisations for placements and volunteer work.
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Applications from individuals of all disciplines are encouraged as long as they hold a degree and/or professional qualifications. We also encourage applications from individuals with professional, leadership and policing experience who may be admitted onto a master's programme at the discretion of the programme director. Applicants must be over 21 years old and possess one or more of the following: Recognised honours degree (minimum of a 2:2) or equivalent. Professional qualification. Applicants who are over 25 years old and do not meet the above criteria may be admitted to the course provided their professional experience is deemed appropriate. Certain exemptions from taught modules may be considered and will be decided on an individual basis in accordance with UWTSD’s Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning process.
IELTS: 6.0 (no element less than 5.5)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for University of Wales Trinity Saint David.
About this university
Students travel from around the world to study at the university and there is plenty of help and information available for them. This starts with application information by country as well as immigration and visas information. There is an orientation program that helps students with normal daily life matters such as getting a bank account or registered with a doctor that may be very different to what they are used to. There is also English language support for those wanting to gain or add to their grasp of the language. There are also cultural programs to help enjoy their time in Wales to the fullest. Students at the university are represented by the Students Union who also provide support and advice for its members as well as organising the activities outside the classroom. Societies and clubs range from sports to faith and culture as well as interest based, cultural and political. Students can also get involved with volunteering and charity work as well as student media and even with the running of the union itself. In the sports clubs area there are a number of different activities including traditional sports such as rugby, badminton, football and cricket. All of these sports can make use of the dedicated facilities across the campuses with the Carmarthen campus also have swimming pool, gym and fitness suite and AstroTurf pitches.