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
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.
Areas of study include:
• Research Project
• Organisations and Behaviour
• Fair Treatment
• Criminal Justice
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
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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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
|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
|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.