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    I'm currently studying level 3 Games Development at college, just finished my first year.

    However i'm interested in studying Policing at university, will me not studying anything similar to that at college affect my chances of applying for a policing uni course?

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    (Original post by BlueTango)
    I'm currently studying level 3 Games Development at college, just finished my first year.

    However i'm interested in studying Policing at university, will me not studying anything similar to that at college affect my chances of applying for a policing uni course?

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    Have you found courses that you are interested in?
    Have you looked the the relevant website?
    What do their requirements say?
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    (Original post by TenOfThem)
    Have you found courses that you are interested in?
    Have you looked the the relevant website?
    What do their requirements say?
    The website says:

    "Typical UCAS Offer: 280. BTEC: DMM"

    I'm pretty confident in getting the above requirements on my current BTEC course.
    I'm just curious if uni's decline people if they haven't done anything similar such as Public Services at a BTEC or an A Level.
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    (Original post by BlueTango)
    The website says:

    "Typical UCAS Offer: 280. BTEC: DMM"

    I'm pretty confident in getting the above requirements on my current BTEC course.
    I'm just curious if uni's decline people if they haven't done anything similar such as Public Services at a BTEC or an A Level.
    Read the page very carefully. Some courses say that subjects are "required" or "essential" and if so, you'll be rejected without it. Other courses don't specify. I would *guess* that policing has no prerequisites, as it isn't a common course and thus not something you can do for GCSE or A Level.

    However, how much have you actually researched this course? What will it lead to - and are there any advantages of this degree over just any degree? There was a previous thread on TSR (which, with my memory, could even be a few years ago) which discussed the merits of the course, and I seem to remember it didn't give any benefits over a more general degree, but has a disadvantage of being specialised and would limit your chances with other career paths.
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