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Police Studies

Edinburgh College

Venues

Sighthill Campus

Content

The HNC in Police Studies is a unique course designed by experienced educators in partnership with the local Police. This course aims to give you an understanding of a professional policing environment as well as develop the skills required to operate in such a dynamic and changing sector. You will gain vital industry experience and attend guest lectures from police officers currently in the force.

This is a hands-on course that will equip you with the knowledge, skills and fitness levels required to submit a successful application to the Police Service or a similar public body or service industry. Upon completion, you will be fully prepared to take the standard entrance tests for entry into Scottish Police Services.

You will learn:
Scottish Criminal Law; Scottish Legal System; IT in Business: Word Processing; Spreadsheets and Databases: An Introduction; Police Studies; Creating a Culture of Customer Care; Interviewing; Communication: Practical Skills; Exercise Principals and Practices.

Entry Requirements

2 relevant Highers or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Entrance test and Interview.

Progression Routes

Relevant degree programme.

Start Date

August

Qualification

HNC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Enterprise and Commerce

SCQF Level

7