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The public sector is made up of organisations which are run or paid for with public (taxpayers') money. This is your course if you want to build a career in public sector management.
You develop your understanding of relevant ethical, legal and professional issues when dealing with members of the public. Equip yourself with a solid basis of knowledge and skills to make a real and immediate contribution to a public sector organisation. This is a Teesside University award delivered in partnership with Hartlepool College of Further Education (campus code 5, call 01429 295000).
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The programme has been designed to reflect the combination of theoretical and practical knowledge and experience required in the public services. The emphasis in Year 1 is on the application of knowledge, skills and understanding, use of conventions in the field of study, use of analytical skills, and selection and organisation of information. In Year 2 the emphasis is on application and evaluation of contrasting ideas, principles, theories and practices, greater specialisation in the field of study, and an increasing independence in systematic enquiry and analysis.
Teaching methods include lectures, seminars, group work and individual study.
Assessment is entirely in course by the production of coursework for each module.
Students studying on the HND Public Services programme have the opportunity to gain the additional qualifications including:
This programme will appeal to anyone who is either considering a career in the uniformed public services or who aspires to being involved in a management role in a public services-related career. Upon successful completion you would be considered for advanced entry onto a relevant degree, for example BA (Hons) Business Management.
The entry criteria are based on your ability to succeed and can be demonstrated in a variety of ways including:
We also invite you for an interview.
For additional information please see the entry requirements in our admissions section
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