Policing Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Liverpool John Moores University 78% 7% 10% £9250 £15600 167 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Southampton Solent University 78% 7% 10% £9250 £13800 167 Southampton On campus Full-time
Southampton Solent University 78% 7% 10% £9250 £13800 167 Southampton On campus Full-time
Teesside University 68% 2% 10% £9250 £13000 102 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Teesside University 68% 2% 10% £9250 £13000 102 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
University of West London 72% 4% 0% £9250 £13250 102 Ealing On campus Full-time
University of Huddersfield 72% 0% 10% £6900 £16000 102 Huddersfield On campus Part-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 73% 2% 11% £9250 £14500 96 Canterbury On campus Full-time
London Metropolitan University 85% 5% 26% £9250 £15576 74 London On campus Full-time
University of Roehampton 85% 5% 26% £9250 £13145 74 Roehampton On campus Full-time
Edinburgh Napier University 86% 2% 0% £9250 £14170 140 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 73% 2% 11% £9250 £14500 96 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Worcester 76% 5% 10% £9250 £13100 119 Worcester On campus Full-time
University of West London 72% 0% 10% £9250 £13250 102 Ealing On campus Full-time
University of Wales 66% 4% 10% £7800 £15000 90 Cardiff On campus Part-time
University of Sunderland 79% 10% 20% £9250 £13000 92 Sunderland On campus Full-time
Teesside University 75% 0% 15% £9250 £13000 116 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
University College London 81% 0% 3% £9250 £25800 197 London On campus Full-time
University of Gloucestershire 96% 0% 7% £9250 £14700 106 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 66% 2% 16% £9250 £14500 109 Canterbury On campus Full-time
The University of Law 86% 5% 7% £11100 £16875 112 Guildford On campus Full-time
Staffordshire University 72% 0% 14% £9250 £14000 107 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
University of Wales 52% 5% 15% £9000 £13500 134 Cardiff On campus Full-time
University of Hull 79% 1% 5% £9250 £14800 124 Hull On campus Full-time
The University of Law 86% 5% 7% £9250 £14150 112 Guildford On campus Full-time
Staffordshire University 72% 0% 14% £9250 £14000 107 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
The University of Law 86% 5% 7% £9250 £14150 112 Guildford On campus Full-time
Teesside University 75% 0% 15% £9250 £13000 116 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
University of Sunderland 79% 10% 20% £9250 £13000 92 Sunderland On campus Full-time
University of Sunderland 79% 10% 20% £9250 £13000 92 Sunderland On campus Full-time
University of Bedfordshire 80% 0% 21% £9250 £13200 100 Luton On campus Full-time
University of Derby 77% 3% 10% £9250 £14045 121 Derby On campus Full-time
University of Derby 77% 3% 10% £9250 £14045 121 Derby On campus Full-time
University of Worcester 52% 0% 20% £9250 £13100 104 Worcester On campus Full-time
University of Derby 77% 3% 10% £9250 £14045 121 Derby On campus Full-time
London Metropolitan University 74% 4% 5% £1200 £1800 106 London On campus Part-time
University of Central Lancashire 74% 4% 5% £7100 £13500 106 Preston On campus Full-time
University of Leicester 74% 4% 5% £8250 £16850 106 Leicester On campus Part-time
Birmingham City University 74% 4% 5% £9000 £16300 106 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 66% 2% 16% £9250 £14500 105 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 66% 2% 16% £9250 £14500 89 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Staffordshire University 72% 0% 14% £9250 £14000 107 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
Teesside University 53% 2% 11% £9250 £13000 95 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 69% 5% 18% £9250 £14500 87 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Liverpool John Moores University 75% 0% 30% £9250 £15600 171 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Teesside University 53% 2% 11% £9250 £13000 95 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 66% 2% 16% £9250 £14500 101 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Teesside University 72% 4% 5% £9250 £13000 89 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Staffordshire University 72% 0% 14% £9250 £14000 107 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
London Metropolitan University 80% 0% 11% £2310 £3894 66 London On campus Part-time
Staffordshire University 72% 0% 14% £9250 £14000 107 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
De Montfort University 57% 0% 10% £9250 £14750 100 Leicester On campus Full-time
Liverpool John Moores University 70% 5% 7% £9250 £15600 152 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool John Moores University 70% 5% 7% £9250 £11000 152 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Derby 81% 3% 10% £9250 £14045 124 Derby On campus Full-time
Nottingham Trent University - - - - - - Nottingham On campus Full-time
University of Wales - - - £7800 £15000 - Cardiff On campus Part-time
University of Sunderland - - - £389 - - Sunderland On campus Part-time
University of Chester 78% 7% 10% - - 167 Chester On campus Part-time
University of Chester 78% 7% 10% £9250 - 167 Chester On campus Full-time
University of West London 72% 0% 10% - - 102 Ealing On campus Full-time
Anglia Ruskin University 66% 4% 10% £9250 - 108 Cambridge On campus Full-time
York St John University 85% - 13% £9250 £12750 124 York On campus Full-time
University of West London 72% 4% 0% - - 102 Ealing On campus Full-time
Leeds Trinity University 76% - 14% £9250 - 93 Leeds On campus Full-time
University of Abertay Dundee 76% - 14% - - 93 Dundee On campus Full-time
Anglia Ruskin University 66% 4% 10% £9250 - 90 Cambridge On campus Full-time
Leeds Trinity University 64% - 14% £9250 £12000 139 Leeds On campus Full-time
Birmingham City University 74% 0% 7% £9250 - 118 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Anglia Ruskin University 66% 4% 10% £9250 - 90 Cambridge On campus Full-time
Anglia Ruskin University 81% 4% 10% £9250 - 112 Cambridge On campus Full-time
Anglia Ruskin University 56% 4% 15% £9250 - 129 Cambridge On campus Full-time
Anglia Ruskin University 56% 4% 15% £9250 - 129 Cambridge On campus Full-time
Northumbria University 75% 2% 12% - - 151 Newcastle On campus Full-time
University of West London 84% - 10% - - 94 Ealing On campus Full-time
Plymouth University 71% 1% 5% - - 107 Plymouth On campus Full-time
University of East London 59% - 27% £9250 £13740 96 London On campus Full-time
University of West London 84% - 10% £9250 £13250 94 Ealing On campus Full-time
The University of Winchester 55% 5% 10% £9250 - 99 Winchester On campus Full-time
West Suffolk College - - - £8500 - - Bury St Edmunds On campus Full-time
Newcastle College - - 5% £9000 - - Newcastle On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 72% 0% 14% £6000 - 107 Preston On campus Full-time
University of Salford 76% 0% 8% - - 112 Salford On campus Full-time
University of Chester 63% 5% 16% £9250 - 109 Chester On campus Full-time
Anglia Ruskin University 66% 4% 10% £9250 - 108 Cambridge On campus Full-time
Wrexham Glyndwr University - - - £9000 - 134 Wrexham On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire - - - £9250 - 134 Preston On campus Full-time
University of Cumbria 70% - 10% £9250 £10500 112 Carlisle On campus Full-time
Bangor University 84% 10% 6% £9000 - 118 Bangor On campus Full-time
University of South Wales 66% - 11% - - 108 Pontypridd On campus Full-time
University of Cumbria 70% - 10% £6000 £7500 112 Carlisle On campus Full-time
University of Portsmouth 80% 4% 10% - - 113 Portsmouth On campus Full-time
Birmingham City University 66% 3% 5% £9250 - 116 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Edge Hill University 92% 1% 7% £9250 - 137 Ormskirk On campus Full-time
University of the West of Scotland 77% 2% 6% £9250 - 129 Paisley On campus Full-time
York St John University 77% - 20% £9250 £12750 115 York On campus Full-time
Sheffield Hallam University 66% - 12% - - 133 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Blackpool and the Fylde College - - - £8750 - - Blackpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool John Moores University 70% 3% 12% £9250 - 130 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Sheffield Hallam University 66% - 12% - - 133 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Cardiff Metropolitan University - - - £9000 £13000 - Cardiff On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton 74% 4% 5% £9250 - 106 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
Liverpool John Moores University 70% 3% 12% £11100 - 130 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Newman University 77% 3% 10% £9250 - 121 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Lincoln College - - - £7999 £9500 - Lincoln On campus Full-time
The University of Northampton 52% 0% 20% £9250 - 104 Northampton On campus Full-time
Nottingham Trent University 76% 4% 5% - - 116 Nottingham On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton 74% 4% 5% £9250 - 106 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
University of West London 74% 4% 5% - - 106 Ealing On campus Full-time
University of Derby 74% 4% 5% £730 - 106 Derby On campus Part-time
University of West London 74% 4% 5% - - 106 Ealing On campus Part-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 74% 4% 5% - - 106 Canterbury On campus Part-time
Teesside University 74% 4% 5% - - 106 Middlesbrough On campus Part-time
Havant and South Downs College - - - £5995 - - Waterlooville On campus Full-time
Yeovil College - - - £6594 - - Yeovil On campus Full-time
Solihull College and University Centre 55% - 15% £6500 - - Solihull On campus Full-time
Yeovil College - - - £6594 - - Yeovil On campus Full-time
Brooklands College - - - £5000 - - Weybridge On campus Full-time
Oldham College - - - £7500 - - Oldham On campus Full-time
Coventry University - - 5% - - 72 Coventry On campus Full-time
Farnborough College of Technology - - 5% £5000 £7500 72 Farnborough On campus Full-time
Hopwood Hall College - - 5% £6000 - 72 Rochdale On campus Full-time
The Sheffield College 86% - 30% £7500 - - Sheffield On campus Full-time
Hugh Baird College 86% - 30% £6250 - - Liverpool On campus Full-time
Leeds City College - - 30% £7950 - - Leeds On campus Full-time
University of Wales 87% - 10% £9000 £13500 101 Cardiff On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton 72% 4% 5% - - 89 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
University of Cumbria 66% - 10% £6000 £7500 117 Carlisle On campus Full-time
University of East London 72% 0% 14% - - 107 London On campus Part-time
Buckinghamshire New University 71% - 20% £9250 £12500 110 High Wycombe On campus Full-time
Anglia Ruskin University 89% 0% 0% £9250 - 121 Cambridge On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 75% 0% 30% - - 171 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 75% 0% 30% £9250 - 171 Preston On campus Full-time
Buckinghamshire New University 71% - 20% £9250 £12500 110 High Wycombe On campus Full-time
University of Cumbria 66% - 10% £9250 £10500 117 Carlisle On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 64% - 6% £9250 - 131 Preston On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton 72% 4% 5% £9250 - 89 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
University of Huddersfield 69% - 9% £9250 £15000 140 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 69% - 9% £6000 - 140 Preston On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton 100% 0% 11% £9250 - 90 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 64% - 6% £6000 - 131 Preston On campus Full-time
Anglia Ruskin University - - 20% £9250 - - Cambridge On campus Full-time
University of Chester 74% 5% 16% £9250 - 123 Chester On campus Full-time
Burnley College - - - £9000 - - Burnley On campus Full-time
De Montfort University 70% 5% 7% £9250 - 152 Leicester On campus Full-time
Colchester Institute - - - £8250 £8250 - Colchester On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
73 /100
57480 students of Policing in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="https://www.officeforstudents.org.uk/advice-and-guidance/student-information-and-data/national-student-survey-nss">Office for Students</a>

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Policing

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22235 £21138 £26234
25-75 percentile range £18588 - £27775 £16765 - £27938 £19593 - £35841

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £21123 £21931 £27713
25-75 percentile range £18491 - £24958 £17262 - £27522 £21228 - £35812

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Policing

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Policing who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Policing who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Policing (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Policing at Anglia Ruskin University

15% Administrative occupations
15% Legal professionals
15% Business and public service associate professionals
10% Sales occupations
10% Secretarial and related occupations
5% Managers, directors and senior officials
5% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals
5% Elementary occupations
5% Protective service occupations
5% Architects, Chartered Architectural Technologists, Planning

Grading Distribution

Students of Policing in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Policing

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Policing studies:
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Law (Honours) - LLB (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Master of Arts (Postgraduate) - MA (PG)
  • Bachelor of Science - BSc
  • Professional Doctorate - ProfDoc
  • Master of Science (Postgraduate) - MSc (PG)
  • Bachelor of Arts - BA
  • Higher National Diploma - HND
  • Higher National Certificate - HNC
  • Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc
  • Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA
  • Foundation Degree - FD
  • Diploma of Higher Education - DipHE

The median salary of graduates of Policing was £22235 15 months after graduation, £21138 3 years after graduation and £26234 5 years after graduation.

Forensic Science with Policing at University of Wolverhampton received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 100 out of 100 among 18 respondents.