Year 1 modules:
Organisational Structures and Culture
Mental Health and Wellbeing
Equality, Diversity and Fair Treatment
Public Services in Contemporary Society.
Additional units include: Law and the Legal System; Psychology of Human Behaviour; Crime Reduction and Community Safety; Small-Scale Research Project in Public Services.
Year 2 modules:
Reflective Professional Practice.
Additional units include: Serious Organised Crime; Justice, Punishment and Rehabilitation; Theories of Crime; Understanding & Leading Change; Blue Light Collaboration.
GCSE English and Maths, 9 - 4 (A* - C). Alternative equivalency testing may be undertaken plus 80 UCAS points from at least one of the following: A Levels at least 2 grades BB, Vocational – BTEC Level 3 grades MMP; Access Diploma in Public Services or Social Studies.
Ideally, in a relevant subject such as Public Services, Criminology, Law, Sociology or Psychology. For students over 18, suitable work experience may be taken into consideration instead of formal academic studies. You can progress to this course if you achieve accredited prior learning in a public services agency.
The assessments are split 50/50 for Observation and Written Assignments, supported by coursework.
On successful completion of the HND, depending on your grade, you may be able to complete a second or third ‘top-up’ year of a suitable degree. Alternatively, you will be well placed to pursue a career in a range of uniformed and non-uniformed public services.
Fire and Rescue Officer
Armed Forces (RAF, Army, Navy)
Revenue and Customs Officer
The Criminal Justice System
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