In recent years, there has been growing emphasis on an intelligence led approach to delivering community safety and reducing crime and disorder.
Data analysis, community consultation and other methods are needed to ensure that resources achieve maximum effect, while engaging with communities in delivery. This flexible qualification is for professionals who require specific training and development to meet the challenges of such an approach.
Tuition is designed not only to equip you with the latest knowledge from the field, but also the skills to research and apply this in your workplace. Achieving this award will recognise the value of the higher level, professional activities conducted by practitioners in this field. It will be of particular interest to those working in community safety, policing, crime prevention, fire and rescue services, youth offending, probation, health services or local authorities.
Licenciado/Título de Ingeniero/Título de Arquitecto with an average of 6.0-6.9, Aprobado or above
English language qualifications:
GCSE pass in English at Grade C or above
IELTS with an average overall score 6.5 with at least a 5.5 in each component
TOEFL IBT minimum score 88
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): exams taken from January 2015 – overall score of 176 with at least 162 in each component; exams taken before January 2015 – Grade C and no less than borderline in each skill
Trinity College English Language qualifications: ISE III Pass for postgraduate taught courses and research applications
City and Guild’s IESOL/ISESOL tests at expert and mastery levels (C2 and C1) for the majority of postgraduate programmes
Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) with a minimum of 67 points in each elemen
Don’t worry if you do not meet these requirements, we run a number of courses to prepare you for academic studies.
You will study the following modules:
Postgraduate Certificate (PgC)
Researching Contemporary Issues
Neighbourhood Analysis and Performance
Postgraduate Diploma (PgD)
Violent Extremism and Terrorism
This award requires completion of a Dissertation Development module and a dissertation.
Learning and teaching methods
You will study this award by a combination of lectures, tutorials and discussion groups. Your learning will be supported by the course team, textbooks and related documents supplied by the university, supplemented by access to resources held on the university’s online learning system, assisting home study. The course is delivered at the university and requires attendance one afternoon a week.
This creative, flexible course is for professionals who want to develop their expertise and network with other practitioners in this area.
Graduates will be equipped with the knowledge for successful partnership interventions, the skills to research and apply this for the benefit of communities and their respective organisations, and the problem solving skills for a multi-professional approach in a contemporary workplace.