Introduction to Police Studies

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The Introduction to Police Studies programme provides an overview of the nature and challenges of modern policing. The course will also develop your core skills and underlying knowledge relating to aspects of society, crime and human nature. Upon successful completion of this course, you may potentially progress to our one-year police studies programme starting in August.


Applicants should have completed at least three National 4's, preferably including English.


Subjects will include Modern Policing, The History of Policing, Communications, Psychology, Criminology, First Aid and Information Technology.

Where can I go from here?

Graduates of this course will be able to go directly into the following courses: