Truro and Penwith College has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
The course was devised in association with a variety of public, private and voluntary sectors, for example Police, Armed Forces, Local Government, Probation, Youth Offend Teams and the Civil Service. You will study a broad spectrum of issues relating to a variety of public and private services, and other sectors. Students are encouraged to arrange visits to the public and private services and invite guest speakers to present and share their views on their sectors. This course is designed to be broad. It encompasses a wide range of the public and private sectors and develops the skills and attributes that are fundamental in any public, voluntary or private service industry. You also have the unique opportunity to work alongside employers who have actually advised on the course structure. This allows you to network and form links with potential employers. Upon completion of this course students could progress onto top-up courses to gain a full Bachelor’s degree such as the BSc (Hons) Applied Social Science offered at Truro and Penwith College. The Foundation Degree is the pathway to many careers, such as: Local Government Border Agency Teaching Fire Service HM Coastguards Armed Forces Prison Service Youth Offending Probation Service
First Year Criminology and Crime Problems Physical Preparation, Health & Lifestyle Police Studies and the Public Sector Security, War and Global Conflicts Political Ideologies and Social Controversies in Contemporary Society International Human Rights Second Year Managing Teams and Individuals Cyber Threats and Resolutions Homicide, Violence and Contemporary Society Ethics, Penology & Public Affairs Psychology, Organisations and Human Behaviour Professional Practice Modules may be subject to change.
How to apply
This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.
Republic of Ireland
This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
For advice about international applications, please visit the website: http://www.truro-penwith.ac.uk/get-in-touch/how-to-apply/international
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£8224||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£8224||Year 1|