Admission open for April and September 2021

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Course Details

Pearson BTEC HND Diploma Level 5 Public Services

David Game Higher Education

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Course Summary

This course is designed to meet the needs of students wishing to pursue a career in Public and Emergency Services – The Police, Fire Service, Ambulance Service, Prison Service, Armed Forces, Customs and Excise, Emergency Planning - Security Services, Public Health and Criminal Justice support agencies. You will develop a firm understanding about major incidents, human psychology and sociology, diversity, criminology health & safety and your own personal efficiency and development in all situations where public services are employed.

Entry Requirement

UK and EU students:

A level standard or overseas equivalent
Other UK level 3 qualifications in Health and Social Care or related vocational area (e.g. Foundation Diploma, Access to HE Certificate, a BTEC Diploma/National, Advanced GNVQ or AVCE)
Overseas Qualifications equivalent to Level 3 (e.g. Diploma de Baccalaureate, Brandos Atestas, Ensino Medio,etc )
Applicants should provide evidence that they are working in a Healthcare setting (whether paid or voluntarily), at the time of their application.

* In exceptional circumstances, mature entry applicants (21+) without the standard academic background, but with relevant and substantial work experience (min 2 years), may be considered for entry. They will be interviewed by the Head of Admissions, undergo functional skills testing and will be required to submit two detailed references in support of their suitability for the programme. Such applicants must be able to demonstrate their readiness for a return to study and ability to cope with the rigours of the programme. Admissions decisions will be made on a case by case basis.

English Language Requirements:

Applicants for undergraduate programmes whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate their ability to understand and express themselves in both written and spoken English sufficient for them to derive full benefit from and succeed in passing their chosen programme. The level required for entry onto the HND is typically an overall score of IELTS 5.5 or above.


Year one
  • Organisational Structure and Culture
  • Mental Health
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Public Services in Contemporary Society
  • Integrated Emergency Management
  • Law and Legal Systems
  • Third sector and Public Services
  • Psychology of Behaviour
Year Two
  • Research Project
  • Reflective Professional Practice
  • Youth Offending
  • Contemporary Sociological Issues
  • Offender Management




September, January, May


2 Years

Study Mode

Full Time

Tution Fees

UK/EU tution fees starting from: £6000

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