Middlesbrough College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Open University Validating Partnership

Social and Public Sector Studies

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Course summary

The range of opportunities within the social and public sector are not fully known and understood amongst the graduate population. This programme offers you the opportunity to explore the sector further The programme addresses your needs and interests in the social and public sector evolution, with a view to gaining employment in this area. The focus of the course will be to provide a basis for you to explore the range of employment opportunities presented by the biggest employer in the region (the social and public sector). In addition it will provide a broad underpinning in social science and policy.

Course details


Modules offered may vary. Year 1 modules include: Policy and Political Perspectives Safeguarding Vulnerable Individuals Understanding Social and Public Sector Organisations Criminology, Crime and Society Developing Concepts of Working Practice Year 2 modules include: Social and Contemporary Issues The External Environment Using Research in Social and Public Sector Practice International Policy and Political Issues Applying Evidence Based Practice

Assessment method

You will be assessed through a variety of assessment methods to enhance the experience as well as develop key transferable skills. This includes essays, presentations, research tasks, projects and case studies.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

You must also hold Level 2 qualifications in English and Maths. This may be GCSE (grade C/4), Functional Skills or units from the Access to HE Diploma.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £6900 Year 1
England £6900 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6900 Year 1
Scotland £6900 Year 1
Wales £6900 Year 1
Channel Islands £6900 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Social and Public Sector Studies at Middlesbrough College - UCAS