Contemporary Issues in Policing
To allow students to consider contemporary issues that impact on policing and how these influence the development of policy, the setting of priorities and the design and delivery of services
Corporate Governance in Policing
To allow students to consider the professional aspects of the governance structures that exist in policing and the wider partnership world that ensures accountability.
Leadership and the Individual
To allow students to consider the theoretical aspects of leadership and how this relates to policing and the individual, in an environment that is constantly changing and increasing in complexity.
To explore the current and future strategic challenges that leaders in policing and law enforcement face in meeting increasing complexity and demand.
Policing and the Political Landscape
To allow students to consider how local, regional, devolved and national politics and political structures impact on policing.
Strategic Management in Policing
To build a systematic understanding and detailed knowledge of the theoretical basis of strategic management within the police and to develop skills relevant to strategic management for the police service, with reference to political imperatives and the challenges of implementation.
Dissertation in Policing
The dissertation provides the student with the opportunity to produce a substantial specialist body of work which has been instigated, developed and produced as a consequence of their own research initiative.