Undergraduate Module Descriptor
SOC3111: Evidence-Based Policing
This module descriptor refers to the 2019/0 academic year.
|Term(s) and duration|
This module will run during term 2 (11 weeks)
Mrs Katharine Boyd (Convenor)
SOC1004 (Introduction to Social Data), SOC1041 (Data Analysis in Social Science), SOC2077 (Data Analysis in Social Science II)
|Available via distance learning|
Evidence-Based Policing is the use of research evidence to inform practice in law enforcement. This module will introduce you to the purpose and history of the evidence-based practice movement, and the developments in policing research. In this module you will discuss data collected by the police and you will be given police data and work in groups to develop research questions and carry out the projects to help inform police practice.
There are 3 pre-requisites for this module: SOC1004 (Introduction to Social Data), SOC1041 (Data Analysis in Social Science), and SOC2077 (Data Analysis in Social Science II).