University Centre Peterborough

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Anglia Ruskin University

BA (Hons) Public Services Top-up

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Course summary

A one year, full-time course designed specifically for previous students of UCP looking to get more from their FdA Public Service degree; the opportunity to top-up to the BA (Hons) full honours degree. This course provides a bespoke pathway to advancing your public service knowledge and academic skills in line with the requirement of your future employers. Thus providing an excellent opportunity to open up career opportunities within a wide range of public services and other related industries. Throughout the course you will have input from outstanding subject specialist teaching staff and involvement from public service personnel (including: Police, Fire Brigade, Military, Probation Services and Local Government). Therefore, improving and encouraging a thorough understanding of the sector and those sectors operating alongside them.

Course details


Major Undergraduate Project Public Service Policies Politics and Public Service Invisible Crimes Race, Racism and Cultural Identity Sexuality and Social Control Youth Justice Controversies

Assessment method

A wide range of assessment methods are employed as part of this course. These include reports, essays, poster presentations, reflective assessments, case studies and a major academic project.

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeN147
Institution code P56
Campus nameUniversity Centre Peterborough
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Unfortunately, UCP are unable to recruit International Students.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff A Foundation Degree in Public Services, or an equivalent qualification. Applicants must also hold GCSE English Language, Maths and Science at grade C or above (or UK equivalent).

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.55.5 in each element

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £8000 Year 1
England £8000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8000 Year 1
Scotland £8000 Year 1
Wales £8000 Year 1
Channel Islands £8000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
BA (Hons) Public Services Top-up at University Centre Peterborough - UCAS