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Postgraduate Policing

Learning from ex-senior professional police officers, police staff and expert academics in emergency services management, our MSc Policing and Law Enforcement Investigation degree immerses you in the world of police investigations and critical incident management.

Whether you are a recent graduate or already working for the emergency services or a law enforcement agency, you will discover the practical and theoretical techniques needed to conduct and manage high level police and law enforcement investigations.

Alternatively, you can interrogate a variety of aspects of policing and law enforcement in depth on our MRes Masters by Research or PhD Doctor of Philosophy.

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james ford professional policing

My favourite thing about my degree is when we complete practical exercises at the crime house.

James Ford

BSc (Hons) Professional Policing

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The £6m Law and Psychology building provides contemporary teaching and learning facilities for students in the School of Law, Criminology and Policing.

The three-storey building includes a 250-seat lecture theatre, seminar and tutorial rooms, and social learning areas which encourage a more informal and interactive style of learning.

Elsewhere on campus, there is a mooting room (a mock courtroom) and the EHU Police Training and Simulation Facility, part of which is furbished as a police station, which simulates a wide range of crime scenes.

The EHU Police Training and Simulation Facility, part of which is furbished as a police station, is used to simulate a wide range of crime scenes. This will enable Law and Policing students to work together in areas such as gathering and analysing evidence, including forensic evidence at crime scenes, as well as practicing interview techniques used by the police through role play, while also ensuring that the rights of suspects are upheld.

Law and Psychology

Police Training and Simulation Facility