Uniformed Protective Services BSc (Hons) (Top-up Degree)

Uniformed Protective Services BSc (Hons) (Top-up Degree)

UCAS Code: UPS2 Duration: 6 Months Attendance: Full Time Location: Farnborough Campus Start Date: 11/09/2023    
UCF University of Surrey


About the course

You will explore the varied roles of the protective services and the civic duties they carry out in the UK and overseas. You will study a variety of protective services including the police, military, government, security, and voluntary agencies.

Who is this programme for?

This course is delivered over two days per week. Applicants with APL from employment in the UPS sector or with a previous Lv5 qualification can apply.

What will I study?

Using a mixture of classroom learning, practical sessions, and taught by industry experts, this programme has been designed to give you the skills needed to enter the protective services workplace. Our lectures come from ex and serving Police and Military backgrounds, giving you access to current experiences and examples.


Fee Per Year £9000

Please note that while we make reasonable adjustments to remove any barriers to education, additional fees may be payable where this is not possible. For example, to provide additional support due to a disability. Please contact us if you believe you have any additional needs so that we can discuss your options before enrolling on a course.

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If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.

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Your course

What modules are covered?

The range of teaching and learning methods used in this programme includes:

  • Dissertation & Tutorial
  • Work Placement & Project Management
  • Personal & Professional Development
  • Emergency & Disaster Management
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Your future

What Next?

The outcome of this course is a full BSc (Hons) in Uniformed Protective Services. As a graduate, you could start a career in a wide range of protective services. You could also undertake a master's degree in a related subject.

Jobs directly relating to your top-up degree:

  • Police Officer
  • Detective
  • Civil servant
  • Army
  • Royal Air Force
  • Royal Navy
  • Prison service
  • Security management
  • Charity work
  • Border Force

Transferable Skills:

  • Independent working
  • Communication
  • Time management and organisation
  • Planning and researching written work
  • Leading and participating in discussions
  • Outdoor skills
  • Leadership
  • Negotiation and teamwork to present ideas and information
  • Effectively conveying arguments and opinions and thinking creatively
  • Using your judgement to weigh up alternative perspectives
  • Critical reasoning and analysis
  • Using IT
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Entry Requirements

What is the entry process?

You can apply for this higher education course in the following ways:

Via the UCAS website. Visit www.ucas.com and browse the courses available under 'University Centre Farnborough'.

Directly to University Centre Farnborough via the button on this webpage. Applications take around 15 minutes and are free of charge. You can apply to us direct at any time in the year (including after the UCAS deadline). Applications of this type are separate from the UCAS system, which means you could also apply for more than the five universities that UCAS allows.

Institution Code - F66

What previous qualifications and experience will I need?

You must have Lv5 or approved prior learning and industry experience to study this course. As a mature student who has relevant evidence of work experience and/or relevant recent study following a successful interview.


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