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Course summary

Course overview

  • In this practical top-up degree you’ll explore the ways in which public services affect all our lives and prepare yourself for a thriving career in this field.
  • This top-up degree gives you the chance to improve on your foundation or HND qualification in just one year and develop practical skills which will equip you for a successful career in public services.
  • You’ll look at current issues in the world of public services, exploring the challenges faced by central and local government.
  • You’ll get in-depth insights into the kinds of issues you’re likely to encounter when you’re a leader or worker in public services, from forced marriage to hate crime and gender violence.
Why study with us
  • Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Public Services (Top Up) is ranked 5th in the UK with 89% of students satisfied with the teaching quality (Times Good University Guide 2021)
  • There are opportunities to get involved in designing, planning and delivering local conferences and symposiums held by the Public Services team.
  • Opportunities to take part in local, national and international field trips. Past students have ventured to Berlin, Istanbul and New York.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

*subject only to annual increase in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate
Public Services (Top-Up) at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS