Degree-holder entry programme

If you have a degree in any subject, you can join and follow a work-based programme, supported by off-the-job learning.  This route normally takes two years, and the learning you have undergone is recognised in a graduate diploma in professional policing practice when you complete your probation.

The recruitment and assessment process is the same for each police constable entry route.  Therefore, it is no quicker to join the service via the degree-holder entry route, however the length of time on probation is reduced on this programme because you do not need to complete another degree.

If you have any questions, please contact us by emailing: PolicingEQF@college.pnn.police.uk.

How do I apply?

More information is available on the Police Officer page.

Please note you can only apply to one force at a time.

Don't forget to check the precise eligibility criteria with your chosen force before applying.

If you want to join the Police Service of England and Wales as a police constable, you must be successful in a number of recruitment stages. One of these is the Police SEARCH® Recruit Assessment Centre

Please check with your chosen force for more information regarding current and future recruitment campaigns. List of Police Force websites in the UK.


 

 

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