Loughborough College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Public Services

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Course summary

Developed in collaboration with industry professionals, this two-year course is designed for individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in public services. This full-time course will prepare you for a diverse range of career opportunities, including professions within the Armed Forces, Police, Fire, Prison, and NHS Ambulance Services, as well as the Civil Service and Crown Prosecution Service. The HND in Public Services is a vocational programme, providing you with a firm grounding in the key concepts of management and leadership. Comprising a range of core and optional modules, you will gain an understanding of the governmental, sociological and psychological aspects of a career in public services, and how they relate to professional practice. Providing the foundations for further study or employment, this HND offers you the opportunity to gain valuable knowledge and related skills through a combination of theoretical study and practical experience. The programme considers practical experience, including various outdoor excursions, to be an equally integral part of your learning, alongside classroom-based study. This multifaceted approach enables you to not only develop your leadership skills in the classroom but also to apply them in the field. Features and Benefits

  • Study a course that provides you with the essential skills and experience to enhance your employability or prepare you for further study.
  • Study in a supportive environment, with a range of services at your fingertips to help you reach your full potential.
  • Loughborough College was awarded TEF Gold 2019.
  • Be a full member of Loughborough Students Union- consistently voted No.1 for student experience.

Course details

Modules

Year 1 Modules: Small Scale Research Project, Custodial Care in England & Wales, Fair Treatment in Public Services, Organisations and Behaviour, Justice and Punishment, Emergency Planning and the Public Services, Human Resources in the Public Services & Psychology of Human and Criminal Resources Year 2 Modules: Personal and Professional Development, Government, Decision Making and the Public Services, Managing Public Services Finance, Research Project, Aspects of Criminal Law for Public Services, The Global Environment & Employability Skills

Assessment method

The programme uses a variety of assessment techniques to ensure that you can demonstrate the range of learning outcomes. Subject knowledge and understanding is assessed through examinations, coursework essays, coursework reports, individual or group presentations, written evaluations, debates and posters will be used as other forms of assessment. These also assess a range of transferable skills, including confidence in academic written communication


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
L435
Institution code:
L77
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We welcome applications from mature students over the age of 21 and may be flexible in our normal offer if you show a commitment to succeed and have the relevant skills and experience of working within the industry.


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students

There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7750 Year 1
International £7750 Year 1
England £7750 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7750 Year 1
Scotland £7750 Year 1
Wales £7750 Year 1
Channel Islands £7750 Year 1

Additional fee information

The cost of some activities are not included in your tuition fee and you will need to meet this cost in addition to your fees. A summary of the costs that you may be expected to pay, and what is included in your fees can be found on our website.
Public Services at Loughborough College - UCAS