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Applied Policing and Criminal Justice - BA

Course Details

Course Code: BAAPCJTDAD

Available: Part- Time

Duration: 2 years

Award: Undergraduate

Qualification: NFQ Level 8

Faculty: Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Course Type: Professional/Flexible

Fees: For Information on Fees, see section below.

Application Deadline: Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Contact(s):

Name:
Dr Lydia Bracken
Address:
School of Law University of Limerick Limerick V94 T9PX Ireland
Email:
lydia.bracken@ul.ie
Tel:
353 61 202836
Web:

Brief Description

The BA in Applied Policing and Criminal Justice is a two-year, undergraduate, level 8 degree, which will be delivered on a blended/online learning basis and will incorporate a combination of self-instructional materials.

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The BA in Applied Policing and Criminal Justice (Course Code LM249) is a two-year, undergraduate, level 8 degree, which will be delivered on a blended/online learning basis and will incorporate a combination of self-instructional materials. These include: online lectures, student guide, interactive learning elements, core texts and recommended readings. There will be regular tutor led interactions and online tutorials.

It will allow learners to capitalise on their current expertise and develop their understanding of law and criminal justice.

The programme is open to students who have completed the level 7 BA in Applied Policing at An Garda Síochana Training College in Templemore, or equivalent.

Application Instructions

Specific documentation must be uploaded with your application. Please gather these documents before you start your online application. You must have these documents ready to upload when you reach the upload screen of the online application form.

What to Include with your Application
Delays in receiving these documents will affect the progress of your application.

  • Photo or Scanned original copy of your transcripts for all years of study. (Graduates of UL need only provide us with their Student ID number.)
  • Photo or Scanned copy of passport to verify ID and full legal name.
  • A copy of your most recent CV.
  • a 300-500 word supporting statement that explains your motivation, enthusiasm and a clear understanding of why you are making the application to the BA Applied Policing and Criminal Justice programme.
  • Applicants who do not have English as their first language may satisfy English Language requirements:
  • If your qualifications have been obtained in a country where English is an official language this will suffice. If this is not available, the following additional documents must be provided:

• English translation of your qualification(s)/transcripts
AND
• English language competency certificate

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Applicants who qualified before the first National Diplomas in Police Studies were awarded in 1993:

In addition to the documents listed above, applicants who qualified before the first National Diplomas in Police Studies were awarded in 1993 are required to prepare and upload a 2,000-word portfolio outlining their experience and competencies relevant to the skills and competencies outlined on the QQI framework for a level 7 qualification. Applicants should demonstrate their relevant skills and competencies by reference to the roles and responsibilities they have undertaken as a member of An Garda Síochána. Applicants who are required to compile this portfolio should contact Dr Lydia Bracken (Lydia.Bracken@ul.ie) for a Guidance Document to assist in the preparation of same.

How to Apply

Please read the application instructions fully, before starting your online application form

To apply for this programme click here

The programme is two years in duration and the fees are €3090 per annum. The School of Law will provide a fee waiver of €1000 and so the fees payable by students are €2090 per annum. A once-off application fee of €35 will also apply.

For information on funding and scholarships please click here.