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Applied Policing and Criminal Justice - BA

Course Details

Course Code: LM249

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.

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 (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.

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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.

All applicants are required to upload:

  • Scanned original copy of documents demonstrating evidence of qualifications listed in your application; for example, evidence of your year of attestation and qualification  obtained issued by An Garda Síochána Training College.
  • Scanned copy of passport or birth certificate to verify your ID and full legal name.
  • Digital quality head and shoulders photograph to passport standards for your student ID card.

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.