Access to Higher Education: Policing & Criminal Investigation Level 3

During this one-year course you will study a variety of contemporary issues and topics currently facing the Police and Criminal Justice System today, such as hate crime, crime solving methods and crime prevention. It is an ideal option for those seeking to progress onto higher education or further study within this area and can provide a wide range of future employment opportunities both in the public and private sector.

  • Course Information
    • Course Code
    • Validated By
    • Learner Aim Reference
    • Price
      £3,000 (student loans available)
    • Attendance Pattern
    • Course Level
      Level 3
    • Study Mode
      Part Time
    • Course Location
      Chorley Campus
    • Age Group
      Adults (19+)
    • Course Duration
      34 weeks
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  • Overview

    As part of this course, you will study the following modules and their respective units:

    • Higher Education Toolkit
    • Academic Preparation Skills
    • Policing & Criminal Justice
    • Forensic Science
    • Law
  • Entry Requirements

    GCSE English at Grade A* – C / 9-4 or equivalent (e.g. Level 2 Key Skills/Functional Skills).
    Although not an entry requirement for this course, GCSE maths at Grade A*-C/ 9-4 or equivalent (e.g. Level 2 Key Skills/Functional Skills) is also highly desirable in order to maximise your progression opportunities.
    You will also be required to attend an interview with a member of our admissions team.

  • How will I be assessed?

    Assessment will be through assignment work, research projects, examinations, presentations, reports and reflective accounts.

  • Progression Pathway

    On successful completion of this course you will be able to progress to a higher level qualification / degree. It is important that prior to enrolling you research and contact the institution you wish to progress to, to ensure you are aware of the entry requirements for your chosen progression route and that this access course will be accepted as an entry requirement.

  • Safeguarding

    Runshaw College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.

  • Health, Safety & Well-Being

    Runshaw College is committed to ensuring you have a happy, successful and productive time with us – ensuring your health, safety and well-being is at the heart of everything we do.

    We proactively encourage the disclosure of any disabilities or issues which may impact on your learning experience – this can be at interview, enrolment, or at any other stage during your studies. Any information you disclose will be held in strict confidence and will be used to assess your in-class support needs and inform a Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan (PEEP) to ensure your safe evacuation from the College in the event of an emergency. If you would like further information, please contact Course Enquiries on 01772 642040.