Barnfield College, Luton

Public Services Barnfield College, Luton Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Pearson EDI


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Course summary

This course provides a specialist work-related programme of study which will develop students key knowledge, practical skills and understanding required for careers in the Public Service Sector. Specialist units have been speciflcally chosen to enable students to transfer their knowledge and skills into a diverse range of careers.

This course has a flexible and broad-based approached to studying in the Public Services. Students will gain in-depth knowledge of the sector and will develop the theoretical grounding required for a range of Public Services. It offers an excellent foundation for both careers in this sector and a higher level of study.

Areas of study include:
• Organisational Structures and Culture
• Mental Health and Wellbeing
• Equality, Diversity and Fair Treatment
• Public Services in Contemporary Society
• Crime Reduction and Community Safety
• Crime and Substance Misuse
• Technology in the Public Services
• Small-scale Research Project in Public Services

Leads to:
Once you have successfully completed your HNC, you can progress onto an HND. If you choose to complete your HND with us, you can then choose to complete a top up year at a university to achieve a full Bachelor’s degree. You can also pursue an apprenticeship or enter employment.

Course details


Areas of study include:
• Research Project
• Organisations and Behaviour
• Fair Treatment
• Psychology
• Sociology
• Criminal Justice
• Technology
• Employability

Assessment method

There will be a range of assessment opportunities informed by placements or work experience. These may include: Presentations, written assignments and/or practical assessment.

How to apply

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 code 13FL
Institution code B09
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 32 points 32 UCAS points or a Level 3 qualification in a related subject. Other qualifications and experience will be taken into consideration. Adult learners without the relevant qualifications may apply for Accredited Prior Experiential Learning (APEL).

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6,165 * Whole course
Northern Ireland £6,165 * Whole course
Scotland £6,165 * Whole course
Wales £6,165 * Whole course

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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Barnfield College, Luton
New Bedford Road

Course contact details

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