Bury College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Public Services (with a focus on Law, Criminology, Psychology and Sociology)

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Course summary

TEF Silver

Bury College has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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This programme offers you the opportunity to study a Higher National Diploma in Public Services with a particular focus on Law, Criminology, Psychology and Sociology which will give you the underpinning knowledge to enter into your chosen Public Service.

Course details


Level 4 Organisational Structures and Culture Mental Health and Wellbeing Equality, Diversity and Fair Treatment Public Services in Contemporary Society Terrorism and Counter Terrorism Law and Legal Systems Crime Reduction and Community Safety Crime and Substance Abuse Level 5 Research Project Reflective Professional Practice Serious and Organised Crime Justice, Punishment and Rehabilitation Theories of Crime Physical Activity, Lifestyle and Health Cyber Security

Assessment method

The Higher National Diploma in Public Services is coursework based which has no examinations. The students are assessed through a variety of written and in some cases verbal tasks. This assessment method has benefited those students who feel less comfortable with exams.

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 should also have 5 GCSE's at grade C/4 or above (or equivalent) including English.

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You may be required to attend an interview

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7500 Year 1
England £7500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7500 Year 1
Scotland £7500 Year 1
Wales £7500 Year 1

Additional fee information

This course is only available to students within the United Kingdom and European Union.
Public Services (with a focus on Law, Criminology, Psychology and Sociology) at Bury College - UCAS