Barnsley College Higher Education

Leadership and Management in Public Services (Top-Up) Barnsley College Higher Education Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: University of Hull

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Course summary

The Public Services landscape is incredibly versatile, constantly changing and adapting in order to meet the requirements of modern contemporary issues that impact the lives of millions of people within society. Issues ranging from offender management within the criminal justice system to marginalisation, societal inequalities, policy development and finance and funding. If you are motivated by the opportunity to make a difference in the modern world then a career in the public services is for you. Public service organisations actively look for innovative, creative and inspiring individuals to lead their services, this level 6 qualification is tailored to promote these skills and qualities and apply them to real world circumstances, alongside disseminating and evaluating leadership and management roles and responsibilities within a public service context.

• The programme is supported and influenced by public service organisations to ensure its relevance.
• Guest speakers from within industry putting theory into context.
• You’ll be taught by staff with industry experience within the public services.
• You will have professional development opportunities and be encouraged to gain industry experience.

Course details

Modules

The programme will consist of small lectures, theory seminars, discussion groups and workshops as well as project work, reflection and independent study. You will be required to work in groups as well as independently. You will be required to plan, deliver and evaluate in a range of practical settings and environments as well as prepare for classes by research and completing activities as directed by the course tutors.

Core modules:
• Contemporary Issues and the impact on Public Services (20 credits)
• Leadership and Management in the Context of Public Services (20 credits)
• Emergency and Disaster Management (20 credits)
• Professional Context Project (20 credits)
• Dissertation (40 credits)

Assessment method

There are no formal examinations and most modules are likely to be assessed via a variety of coursework methods. Coursework assessments are likely to include essays, reports, presentations, professional meetings, research and reflections and group activities as well as undertaking a Dissertation which includes a Research Proposal and Ethics submission


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 PSTU
Institution code B13
Campus name Barnsley College Higher Education Church Street Campus
Campus code B

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

International applicants

We no longer accept Tier 4 International applications


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
HND (BTEC) You will need to complete a formal application via UCAS and attend an informal interview to ensure that the course meets your needs and interests. You must be able to demonstrate a commitment to pursuing a career within a relevant field and be committed to your own personal development. You must have completed a relevant Level 5 qualification with an achievement average of at least 50% and be able to demonstrate an ability to work both independently and as part of small groups in both practical and academic settings.

As your programme will involve you working with vulnerable individuals (e.g. children and adults), you will be required to undertake a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £5,995 Year 1
Northern Ireland £5,995 Year 1
Scotland £5,995 Year 1
Wales £5,995 Year 1

Additional fee information

Fees are quoted based on 2019 entry information and are subject to change for 2020.

Provider information

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Barnsley College Higher Education
PO Box No 266
Church Street
Barnsley
S70 2YW


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Admissions

01226 216106


Information Team

01226 216123