Awarded by: University of Wales Trinity Saint David (Prifysgol Cymru Y Drindod Dewi Sant)
The Public Services degree provides a professional education to prepare the graduate for a career in the Public Services professions. The programme meets the needs of aspiring uniformed public service officers, support and administrative professionals and equips students with the knowledge and skills for successful employment in public services professions.
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
Swansea Business Campus
24 September 2018
Year 1 provides an introduction to the key public services disciplines, including behavioural dynamics, law, social theory, public services environment and develops vital employability skills within applied personal and professional development and leading self modules. Students have the opportunity to work with an external organisation to see theory in action and acquire valuable skills. Year 2 covers finance, human resources, partnerships, terrorism and the current public sector environment, whilst developing leadership and team building skills through activities. Voluntary work experience opportunities exists which will be assessed for credits. Year 3 develops the themes of strategy, leadership, corporate responsibility and management. Students will also study either a dissertation or a research project in a contemporary public sector topic. We have incorporated the Certificate in Knowledge of Policing into the Operational Policing module.
All modules are 20 credits. Assessments include; essays, reports, presentations and reflective blogs. Level 5 and 6 (second and final years) only have examinations (two 2 hour open-book examinations at each level). Level 5 (second year) includes an assessed work experience 20 credit module.
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Swansea Business Campus|
This means the year in which you would like to start the course.
‘Year 1’ means you will start in the first year.
‘Year 0’ means you will enter onto a foundation year.
You may be able to start some courses in the second or third years, if you meet certain criteria. You will need to discuss this with the university or college directly.
The following entry points are available for this course:
In choosing to study at university you are making a considerable investment in your future and it is a decision that we take seriously. We will make every effort to ensure that your experience as a student here will help you to develop your potential to the full. We will provide you with sound academic knowledge, but we also believe that the rich diversity of cultural and social experiences that you will have as a student here will help you develop a range of personal and professional qualities as we believe that these are both equally important considerations when choosing a university.
|UCAS Tariff||80 points||Grades are important; however, our offers are not solely based on academic results. We are interested in creative people that demonstrate a strong commitment to their chosen subject area and therefore we welcome applications from individuals from a wide range of backgrounds. To assess student suitability for their chosen course we normally arrange interviews for all applicants at which your skills, achievements and life experience will be considered as well as your qualifications.|
|Channel Islands||£9,000||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,000||Year 1|