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Master of Police Services studies

  • Professional qualification
  • Nationwide
  • Public service

A Master of Police Services degree at the Police University College focuses on management skills and supervisory tasks. The degree qualifies holders to commanding positions, such as Chief Inspector and Superintendent. The Master of Police Services degree covers 120 credit points, and the training is completed in two years.

Themes in the studies include general management, managing crime prevention activities and managing surveillance and emergency response activities. The degree also includes a trainee phase and the writing of a thesis.

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Those working in the police administration can get more information from the police administration's intranet.

To whom and on what terms

Those who have received police officer's training and been working in the field of internal security for at least three years can apply to study for a Master of Police Services degree. The following people are eligible to apply:

- those who have completed a Bachelor of Police Services degree,

- those who have completed the former basic police degree and a university degree,

- those who have completed the former basic police degree.

The persons who have completed a basic police degree but do not have a university degree and are selected for a Master of Police Services degree, must first complete an upgrading of qualifications (45 credits).

The service is free of charge.

Basic information

Responsible for the servicePolice University College
The service is provided byPolice University College
Area Whole Finland
Available languagesFinnish, Swedish
Text edited by: Police University College
Updated: 6/19/2019