Situated at our Medway Campus, our higher education course in security offers excellent training for a career in the public services industry.
What will I learn?
Mandatory units of study include:
Research projects in public services
Organisations and behaviour
Fair treatment in public services
For the HND there are an additional four compulsory units:
Managing public sector finance
Government, decision-making and the public services
Personal and professional development
There will also be an extensive range of specialist units including:
Psychology of human and criminal behaviour
Sociological aspects of the public services in contemporary society
Human resources in the public services
Managing stress in public services
Health and safety management in public services
The global environment, justice and punishment
Crime reduction and community safety
Technology and public services
Emergency planning and the public services
Public service activity management
What are the entry requirements?
You will need to have at least one of these:
Level 3 National Diploma or Certificate in Public Services
Level 3 Extended Diploma/Diploma in Public Services
120 UCAS points from A-levels or equivalent
Access to HE Certificate
NVQ level 3 industry-related qualification
Mature learners with a profile of achievement through employment
Students will also need 4 GCSEs at least grade C, including English and Maths. A satisfactory reference from a previous education prodiver or employer is also required.
For more information on the HND in Public Services (2013/2014)
Apply through UCAS (UCAS Code: L435 - MKC Code: M87)
Download our higher education course guide (2013/2014)