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Solihull College & University Centre

UCAS Code: P007 | Higher National Diploma - HND

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Full-time | 2021

The HND in Public Services is a two-year, full time level 5 programme. Learners also have the option to complete a year-long HNC course at level 4.

The Level 4 Higher National Certificate provides a solid grounding in public services and provides an opportunity for specialism, which students can build on should they decide to continue their studies beyond the Certificate stage.

On successful completion of the Level 4 Higher National Certificate, students can develop careers in the public services sector through: entering employment; continuing existing employment and committing to continuing professional development

The Level 5 Higher National Diploma allows students to specialise by committing to specific career paths and progression routes to degree-level study.

On successful completion of the Level 5 Higher National Diploma, students can develop their careers in the public services sector through: entering employment; continuing existing employment; committing to Continuing Professional Development and/or progressing to University.

Modules

research, self-study, directed study and workplace scenarios

Year 1 modules
Organisational Structures and Culture
Mental Health and Wellbeing
Equality, Diversity and Fair Treatment
Public Services in Contemporary Society
Law and Legal Systems
Outdoor Skill Development
Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism

Year 2 modules

Research Project
Reflective Professional Practice
Theories of Crime
International Policing
International Institutions and Global Affairs
Applied Forensic Psychology
Physical Activity, Lifestyle and Health

Assessment methods

Assessments are designed and delivered in the context of realistic workplace situations and might include a range from the following throughout the duration of the programme.
• Presentations
• Work-based learning
• Practical exercises
• Short tests
• Written reports and essays
• Project and dissertation

Each unit can be assessed at Pass, Merit or Distinction levels, which are combined at the end of the qualification to give an overall grade of Pass, Merit or Distinction for the qualification.

Extra funding

Solihull College & University Centre will be offering both Academic Scholarships and Bursaries for students applying for both full time and part time study for September 2018. Please see our website for further information https://www.solihull.ac.uk/uni-level-learner/student-services/

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