Diploma in Police Management

Diploma in Police Management

This qualification is designed to provide students with focused knowledge and skills in Police Management using general principles and application as well as some specialized and practical knowledge in the field of police management. It intends to build the individual capacities of members of the Namibia Police Force thereby strengthening the operational and institutional capacity of the force as a whole. This is in line with the strategic objective of the University to “cultivate standards of excellence in teaching, research, and all the prescribed functions of UNAM, through encouraging constructive criticism, constant self-improvement, self-evaluation, and peer assessment”

  • An applicant should be in possession of a minimum Grade 12 certificate, with a minimum of 22 points in five subjects including English with at least a D symbol as per UNAM General Regulations. In addition, a minimum of one (1) year experience in the Police Force or related service is a requirement for entry.
  • Admission could also be considered for persons who qualify through the Mature Age Entry Scheme upon successful completion of the relevant examinations as set out in the General Information and Regulation Prospectus. A special application is available for this purpose.
  • Alternatively a candidate should have completed professional police training assessed at a minimum of Level 4 by the NQA.

The Diploma in Police Management will be delivered full-time on a block-release basis at Namibia Business School.  The Mode of Teaching will include a mix of lectures, seminars, case studies, class discussions, student and expert presentations, group projects, simulation exercises and guest speakers.

The minimum duration of the programme is TWO (2) year.

Year 1

First Semester (1)

Introduction to Policing in Namibia

Introduction to Human Rights

Organizational Behaviour

English for General Communication

Contemporary Social Issues

Year 1

Second Semester (2)

Sociology of Law

Criminology & Crime Prevention

Introduction to Research Methodologies

Case Management Systems

Introduction to Public Administration

Year 2

1st Semester

Legal Framework of Policing in Namibia

Project Planning & Management

Intelligence-Led Policing

Disaster Management

Year 2

2nd Semester

Resources Management

Policy Formulation & Implementation

Strategic Policing

Strategic Management

Work Base Project

Contact our finance department at 061 413504 OR ronald.gariseb@nbs.edu.na

Download and complete the following  Application Form. Submit with supporting documents to NBS before or on determined deadline. For mature age entry, please use the following Application Form.

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