Public Services at West Herts College - UCAS

West Herts College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Public Services

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Course summary

Develop your skills and understanding of public services with a HND. You’ll learn to identify and formulate plans to solve public service-related problems, as well as investigating the effective use of communication and information technology. On this course you’ll develop essential skills such as time management, teamwork and self motivation, plus an understanding of the sensitivity and openness required to work with diverse groups. You will also have the opportunity to study for your English and maths GCSEs alongside your course. These give you entry to Honours programmes at university and are highly valued by employers. You will study a range of subjects including: Level 4 (Year 1) Unit 1: Organisational Structures and Culture Core Unit Unit 2: Mental Health and Wellbeing Core Unit Unit 3: Equality, Diversity and Fair Treatment Core Unit Unit 4: Public Services in Contemporary Society (Pearson-set) Core Unit Unit 6: Terrorism and Counter-terrorism Unit 8: Crime Reduction and Community Safety Unit 14: Crime and Substance Misuse Unit 21: Outdoor Skills Development Level 5 (Year 2) Unit 29: Research Project (Pearson-set) Core Unit Unit 30: Reflective Professional Practice Core Unit Unit 32: Serious and Organised Crime Unit 33: Justice, Punishment and Rehabilitation Unit 39: Physical Activity, Lifestyle and Health Unit 48: Youth Offending Unit 49: Applied Forensic Psychology You can progress to work in a range of public services such as the police, fire and rescue, prison, ambulance, HM revenue and customs areas or in the armed forces such as the Royal Navy, Army or Royal Air Force.You can also continue with your studies and move on to the second or third year of a related degree programme such as criminology.

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  • Year 1

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Public Services at West Herts College - UCAS