Five Celebrities who also Trained as Police Officers

21/07/2022

Can’t find the right master’s course for you? With a MA/MSc Professional Practice (Specialism), you can design your master’s degree to your passions and objectives with the MA/MSc Professional Practice (Specialism) course at The University of Bolton. 
 
What’s more, with the MA/MSc course, you can tailor your studies, increase your knowledge and take control of your future career growth. The course allows you to combine intensive study in one or two of your chosen specialities with the necessary training to build the high-level transferable skills required for job success. 

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Aims of the MA/MSc Professional Practice (Specialism) Course 
 
This degree aims to ensure graduates have the skills they need to succeed in professional practice while developing their specialist skills. It provides an opportunity for advanced study and research, helping students develop higher-level problem-solving, communication, analytical and decision-making skills. 
 
With a range of flexible modules available on subjects such as leadership, professionalism and enterprise management, the MA/MSc Professional Practice (Specialism) prepares you for a career as a consultant or manager in your chosen specialisation. 

Distinctive Features of the Course 
 
This course has been designed to facilitate deep understanding through a combination of theory, project management training and applied research experience. In addition to the core modules, students can choose from various elective modules covering risk analysis, financial management, communications and intellectual property rights. 

Expected Learning Outcomes From the Course 
 
Upon completing the MA/MSc Professional Practice (Specialism), students will have a thorough understanding of their chosen field and the confidence to apply that knowledge practically. They should also be equipped with essential transferable skills such as problem-solving, communication, analytical thinking and decision-making, which are highly sought after by employers. 

Five Celebrities Who Also Trained as Police Officers  
 
1. Pamela Anderson 
 
Pamela Anderson is a Canadian-American actress and model best known for her role on Baywatch. Before this, she studied criminology at college before applying to become a reserve police officer with the Vancouver police department. She completed her training but did not take up the role due to filming commitments. 
 
2. Chuck Norris 
 
Chuck Norris is an actor/producer and martial artist well known for his roles in films such as Missing In Action and The Expendables 2. Before this, he was a police officer in the US Air Force in 1958. More than 40 years later, Norris joined the Texas Police Department to help fight the war on drugs. 
 
3. Jack Osbourne 
 
Jack Osborne, the son of rocker Ozzy Osbourne, is an English TV presenter, best known for his roles on American TV shows such as “The Osbournes”.  
 
4. La Toya Jackson 
 
La Toya Jackson is a singer, songwriter, and an integral member of the Jackson family. Before this, she was also trained as a police officer. 
 
5. Vicky McClure 
 
We could not end this article without including Vicky McClure. Vicky is not a trained policewoman, but you wouldn’t know it from her training for her portrayal of a detective in the BBC-hit TV police show, Call of Duty. 
 
If MA/MSc Professional Practice (Specialism) sounds like the right path to becoming a specialist in your industry, take a look at our full course details to find out how to apply and see how far you can go! 
  
For more information, please contact us at enquiries@bolton.ac.uk or at 01204 903807. 
  
 

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