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Public Services Management (Top-Up)

Loughborough College

UCAS Code: LN42 | Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE (or equivalent) English Language and Maths Grade 4/C or above

Successful completion of an HND or Foundation Degree.

About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2022

Subject

Public services

Our BA (Hons) Public Services Management (Top-Up) degree is designed to provide you with the necessary theoretical knowledge and practical ability to accelerate your progression towards supervisory level. Converting your existing HND or Foundation Degree into a full BA (Hons), this course seeks to enhance your abilities and broaden your understanding of industry processes. Studying various modules, including Strategic Management, Disaster Management, and Public Relations, you will acquire a firm grounding in the concepts of public service management and its position within the modern workplace. This course places considerable emphasis on work-based opportunities and allows you to apply your academic knowledge to practical tasks.

Features and Benefits
- Study a course that provides you with the essential skills and experience to enhance your employability or prepare you for further study.

- Study in a supportive environment, with a range of services at your fingertips to help you reach your full potential.

- Loughborough College was awarded TEF Gold 2019.

- Be a full member of Loughborough Students Union- consistently voted No.1 for student experience.

Modules

Year 1 Modules: Research Proposal, Dissertation, Strategic Management, Disaster Management, Social Psychology in the Public Services and Marketing Communications.

Assessment methods

The programme uses a variety of assessment techniques to ensure that you can demonstrate the range of learning outcomes. Subject knowledge and understanding is assessed through examinations, coursework essays, coursework reports, individual or group presentations, written evaluations, debates and posters will be used as other forms of assessment. These also assess a range of transferable skills, including confidence in academic written communication.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£7,750
per year
England
£7,750
per year
EU
£7,750
per year
International
£7,750
per year
Northern Ireland
£7,750
per year
Scotland
£7,750
per year
Wales
£7,750
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Loughborough College

Department:

Management

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