Discover what can impact on the UK Public Sector. The qualification will develop your academic writing skills, management and leadership skills and motivate you towards further study onto a BA(Hons) Top Up Degree. The Public Sector Business environment and key concepts will be explored, and the impacts of the economy on the Public Sector. You could also apply for a Public Sector Graduate programme, as well as gain the appropriate level of qualification to apply for more specialist roles within the Public Sector, such as Researcher, a senior role within the Armed forces or a role in the Emergency Services, Local Council/Government, Courts, Prison Service and the Probationary service. The programme modules are varied and allow you to explore case studies linked to the Public Sector's past experiences and future plans. Extended research skills will be developed and management and leadership theories investigated, and you will create and undertake projects to support third sector organisations and analyse and evaluate data and Human Resource Management. Legislative requirements will be explored in depth, and amendments to current legislation considered, with a focus on human resource management, equality and diversity and ethical issues. Once you’ve successfully completed the Foundation Degree you’ll have a clear understanding of the Public Sector industry, gained relevant practical skills, and be able to confidently undertake and interpret academic research that will allow you to progress onto the BA (Hons) Level 6 Top Up in Public Sector Management, or into employment.
Level 4 year one: Key Business Concepts Management of Human Resources Government, Policy and Society Poverty and Deprivation Health and Well-Being Research Skills Level 5 year two: Teamwork and Leadership Business and Economics Contemporary Issues Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility Career Professional Development (30 hours work experience element) – (long & thin) Advanced Research Project
You will be assessed during the Foundation Degree through different assessment methods such as presentations, written reports and essays, information leaflets, posters.
How to apply
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.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Standard 48 UCAS points from level 3 studies, Access to Higher Education or other relevant level three qualifications. Non-Standard The TEC Partnership will also encourage applications from non-traditional learners who lack formal academic qualifications. All such non-traditional applicants will be interviewed, set an appropriate piece of work (entry assignment) and a judgement made taking into account their academic potential and relevant experience. Accreditation of prior learning Applicants may be admitted with credit for prior certificated learning (APcL) or work/life experience or other uncertificated learning (APeL) - refer to East Riding College Admissions Policy. A typical offer for this course would ask for the entry requirements to be met, however, all offers take individual applicants’ experience and qualifications into account.
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