Premier Institute of Law Enforcement Management and Administration (P I L E M A)

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Premier Institute of Law Enforcement Management and Administration (P I L E M A)

PILEMA is a NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATION (NGO) registered as a Private Company, Limited by guarantee at The Registrar General’s Department under the Ministry of Justice.

PILEMA’s mission is to provide, at the tertiary level, specialized and general education to those engaged in the provision of security services to Government, public and private organizations. The ultimate objective is to help develop in Africa a security industry capable of competing internationally.

PILEMA, founded in 2001 by a Board of respected and reputable local professionals, is one of the newest and most exciting educational establishments in Ghana. It is an objective of this institute to attain a national and international reputation as a centre of educational excellence. The Diploma and Degree programs are interactive and rigorous in order to elicit and maximise your creative potential in the field of law enforcement. The faculty are a team of the highest quality professionals who will guide and support you in your chosen area of study.

At PILEMA, you will find a diverse but like-minded community of students and faculty with whom you will work intensively. The courses on offer provide exciting and challenging opportunities and we welcome your interest and encourage you to allow PILEMA to assist the pursuit of your educational and career goals!

PILEMA is committed to the teaching and training of security providers and consumers in the modern methods of detecting and preventing crime.

PILEMA is now a licencee of the University of South Africa (UNISA). We have since 2009, been assigned the duty of marketing some of UNISA’s programmes, especially in Criminal Law.

PILEMA will organise regular academic sessions for its intake of full time students on various aspects of crime prevention and detection. In the regular programme, PILEMA will run tertiary level courses in Police Practice, Forensic investigation, Security Management, Correctional Services Management. In addition, short term courses and workshops will be organised from time to time for those with special interest in preventing and detecting crime in their immediate work environment as well as in their personal lives.

PILEMA’s mission is to provide, at the tertiary level, specialized and general education to those engaged in the provision of security services to Government, public and private organizations. The ultimate objective is to help develop in Africa a security industry capable of competing internationally.

PILEMA’s main objectives are:

..: To produce security personnel of the highest calibre for the delivery of security services, to enhance the profile of the Ghanaian and African security industry.
..: To expose local security providers to excellent techniques within the industry in order to enhance the opportunities of Ghanaian security personnel in the market.
..: To create international links with other Law enforcement and Management schools for exchange programs;

COURSE OF STUDY

A candidate who is admitted to a Diploma/degree course shall be required to follow the approved course of study over the prescribed period.

Further, such a candidate shall be required to register for and follow only that particular Diploma/degree programme.

DURATION OF STUDY PROGRAMMES

The following shall be the minimum and maximum periods for the completion of the programmes

Course
Minimum Period
Maximum Period
Diploma
4 Semesters
8 Semesters
Bachelor’s Degree
6 Semesters
12 Semesters

These minimum and maximum periods are calculated from the date of first registration.

INTERRUPTION OF STUDY PROGRAMME

A student may break his or her study programme but may not break for more than 2 or 4 continuous semesters in the case of Diploma or Bachelor degree courses respectively, provided that the maximum period allowable for the completion of the programme is not exceeded.

A student who wishes to interrupt his/her programme shall apply in advance to the registrar of the School stating the reasons why, and permission should be granted before he/she leaves PILEMA.

A student who breaks his/her studies for more than 2 continuous semesters shall be deemed to have lost any accumulated credits. Such a student may be allowed to re-apply for admission to PILEMA.

INABILITY TO COMPLETE STUDY PROGRAMME WITHIN MAXIMUM PERIOD

A student who is unable to complete his/her study programme within the maximum period allowed shall lose all marks accumulated. Such a student may be allowed to re-apply for admission into PILEMA.

MAXIMUM AND MINIMUM NUMBER OF LECTURE HOURS PER COURSE

Maximum number of lecture hours per course a week 20 (plus 10 hours of tutorials)
Minimum number of lecture hours per course a week 15 (plus 8 hours of tutorials).

CONTACT US

Postal Address:
P. O. Box OD 13, Odorkor, Accra, Ghana
West Africa
Physical Address:
No. 4 Mukose Close
Atico Junction, Bubuashie
Accra
Webmaster:
quodjo@msn.com
© PILEMA 2004
All Rights Reserved
Enquiries:
Email: scka@pilema.org
Telephone: +233 302 243892, 302 252792, 246335569, 275480347
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