The HND Public Services is a Full-time Higher Education/training course designed for students who are interested in working into the Public Services. The course allows the student to develop knowledge and understanding of the Public Services from both uniformed and non –uniformed prospectives.
Students must hold the following qualifications:
achieve 48 UCAS points: E.g. 2 A Levels at E Grade or PP/PPP profile from BTEC Level 3 qualification and 5 GCSEs at Grade C or above, to include English or Maths (or equivalent qualifications)].
Adult learners: Applications are welcomed from mature learners who do not have formal qualifications, but can demonstrate relevant experience and/or achievement of professional qualifications.
The recognised progression route is onto the third year of a relevant public service BA honours degree in Public Services
Graduates have employment prospects in the Public Services related disciplines, including the Police, Fire Service, Prison Service, Local Government , NHS Ambulance Services and the Military
The students will be able to enrol on the CKP (certificate of knowledge in policing) as an additional course . Student will be encouraged to undertake some voluntary work and if they intend to work within Wales to study a short course in Welsh.
Year One Modules can Include:
- Organisational Structures and Culture
- Mental Health and Wellbeing Equality,
- Diversity and Fair Treatment
- Public Services in Contemporary Society
- Terrorism & Counter-terrorism
- Crime Reduction & Community
- Government & Politics
- Outdoor Skills Development
Year Two Modules can Include:
- Research Project
- Reflective Professional Practice
- International Institutions & Global Affairs
- Justice, Punishment & Rehabilitation
- Blue Light Collaboration
- Serious and Organised Crime,
- Youth Offending
Students will learn – via a series of lectures visits seminars tutorials essential to the course.
Assessment takes place via assignments, Observations presentations and portfolios and a final year dissertation