Public Services – HND (Full-Time)

Course Overview

This programme will suit students who wish to develop the knowledge and understanding of public services both uniformed and non-uniformed.

This course is run in partnership with Pearson.

  • Entry Requirements

    Entry criteria detail a typical offer but the College considers all applications on an individual basis which means that we could make offers based on qualifications, personal profile and experience. If you have any queries regarding your offer, please contact our Admissions Team.

    Typical offer: 2 A Levels at E Grade or PP/PPP profile from a BTEC Level 3 qualification and five GCSEs at Grade C or above, to include English and Maths (or equivalent qualifications).

    This programme requires an enhanced DBS check, charged at an additional cost to the student.

  • Career Prospects

    The recognised progression route for this course is the third Year of a BA (Hons) Public Services. Graduates have employment prospects in a wide range of public services’ disciplines, for example: Armed Forces Officer, such as Weapons Officer Royal Navy, Physical Training Officer Royal Air Force, Supply & Logistics Officer British Army, Police Officer. Prison Officer, Firefighter, NBS/ Paramedic, UK Border Agency Officer, Management level positions in the non-uniformed public services, such as working for a local authority and many others.

  • Course Details

    Students will learn through a series of lectures, practical sessions, seminars and tutorials. There is the requirement to undertake additional independent studies. You will usually have to complete portfolios, presentations and written assignments/essays as you progress in the course.

  • Course Details
    • Small-scale Research Projects in Public Services (PS)
    • Organisations and Behaviour in the PS
    • Government, Decision Making and the PS
    • Health and Safety Management in the PS
    • Personal Outdoor Skills, Custodial Care Services in the PS
    • Fair Treatment in the PS
    • Emergency Planning, Technology and the PS
    • Aspects of Criminal Law, Crime Reduction and Community Safety
    • Justice and Punishment
    • Personal and Professional Development.

    In the second year, students may be able to complete the
    certificate in Knowledge of Policing (CKP) and will have
    the option to complete the Security Industry Authority
    Security Licence (at an additional cost) which allows
    holders to legally work in the security and events industry.

  • Assessment

    You will usually have to complete portfolios, presentations and written assignments/essays as you progress through this course.

  • Additional Costs

    This programme requires an enhanced DBS check, charged at an additional cost to the student.

Study Mode

Higher Education & Degrees

Location

Llandarcy Academy of Sport - 01639 648720

Newtown College - 01686 614200

Course Length

2 Years - Full-Time

UCAS Code

29H1

Institution Code

N13

Fees

2019/20 Fees:
£7500 Per Year