North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Public Services

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Course summary

Whether your ambition extends to entering the uniformed services such as the Police Force, Fire and Rescue Service, or Armed Forces, or the non-uniformed public services, our HND could provide the perfect platform to start your career. You will explore the theory behind criminology, crime reduction and community safety, emergency planning, substance misuse culture, and justice and punishment. You will also learn about managing public sector finance, the psychology of human behaviour, and personal and professional development. Progression Opportunities The purpose of BTEC Higher Nationals in Public Services is to develop students as professional, self-reflecting individuals that are able to meet the demands of employers in the public services sector and adapt to a constantly changing world. The objectives of the BTEC Higher Nationals in Public Services is to equip students with public service skills, knowledge and the understanding necessary to achieve high performance in the global public services environment. The course provides education and training for a range of careers in public services, including, for example, local government, Civil Service, public administration, the armed forces, police force, fire and rescue services, ambulance (not paramedic), prison service and the charity and voluntary sector.

Course details

Modules

Mental Health and Well-being Public Services in Contemporary Society Responding to Emergencies Training for Fitness and Health Fitness Preparation and Testing Serious and Organised Crime Theories of Crime Contemporary Sociological Issues

Assessment method

Course is assessed via coursework. All units are covered by modular with assignments.

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

Application codes

Course code:
PSS1
Institution code:
N79
Campus name:
Wigston Campus
Campus code:
S

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

For further information please contact us on: 0330 058 3000 [email protected]

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.nwslc.ac.uk/course/hnd-public-services/


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £5950 Year 1
Northern Ireland £5950 Year 1
Scotland £5950 Year 1
Wales £5950 Year 1

Additional fee information

There may be extra costs depending on trips and visits to the relevant services. There will also be guest speakers in relation to the Units that will be covered over the duration of this course.
Public Services at North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College - UCAS