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MA, PG Cert Fellowship Contemporary Policing

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Introduction

This course is a blended learning degree. Most of your work will be carried out online, but you'll also attend face-to-face workshops on one of our campuses. We can organise workshops in Cambridge or Chelmsford.

Already have an ARU degree? You may be eligible for our Alumni Scholarship for students starting postgraduate courses.

Advance your career in the police service. Explore the key challenges facing police in today’s rapidly changing world, and develop enhanced critical and research skills to help tackle them.

You’ll be joining a university at the forefront of investigating and initiating cultural change in uniformed services, following a record £11million research grant for ARU from Research England for a project that will also further extend our links with organisations within the sector.

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Outstanding student support

Join our postgraduate student community and:

  • learn from expert staff who will guide your research interests and career development
  • receive full support from our Employability Service, while you're studying with us and after you graduate
  • access support, should you need it, with study skills, health and wellbeing, and more.

Careers

If you are a serving police officer or member of related staff, our MA Contemporary Policing will help you to advance your career and equip you for senior management roles in policing or other related criminal justice organisations. With modules designed in consultation with police researchers and practitioners you will develop an in-depth and systematic understanding of core topics affecting the modern police service.

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