Diploma in Criminology and Policing

This one-year programme is designed for adults wishing to progress to university to study professional degrees within Criminology and Policing.

The course will equip you with the fundamental knowledge, skills and behaviours required to help you progress to have a career in the Police as a PC or part of the CID entry programme, criminal psychology or forensic psychology, as well the criminal justice system including boarder force and the prison and probation services.

This course represent the latest in professional standards, which ensures that you have the knowledge and expertise to progress further academically and professionally.

“At University Centre Rotherham the tutors are really knowledgeable. We get involved in exciting topics that are heavily practical, which suits my style of learning so I enjoy what I’m doing all the time.”

Jordan Page
Jordan Page Higher National Certificate in Public Services Level 4
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We make every effort to ensure information within our online course directory is accurate and a true representation of the courses we are offering in 2022/23. However, we do reserve the right to make changes if necessary.

What our students say

“At University Centre Rotherham the tutors are really knowledgeable. We get involved in exciting topics that are heavily practical, which suits my style of learning so I enjoy what I’m doing all the time.”

Jordan Page
Jordan Page Higher National Certificate in Public Services Level 4

“I enjoy doing the practical work as we play lots of football and do regular exercise as part of our course. It is interesting as you learn a lot about the different public sectors”

George Scattergood
George Scattergood Higher National Certificate in Public Services Level 4

Diploma in Criminology and Policing