**Location**: This is an award of Teesside University delivered in partnership with Hartlepool College (campus code 5, call 01429 295000) and with Darlington College (campus code 1, call 01325 503050). **Summary**: Employment prospects in public services are vast and varied, whether in the uniformed or non-uniformed area. This programme integrates work-related experience and the academic knowledge required for a career in public services. **Course details**: This programme provides you with a recognised qualification which will enhance your opportunities for potential employment within the police and fire services, the armed forces, local government, civil service, education, prison service and ambulance services. The course will develop your knowledge and understanding of the relationship between theory and practice in the public services sector, and will introduce a variety of analytical approaches and current issues. Students studying on this programme may have the opportunity to gain additional qualifications including Basic Expedition Leaders Award (BELA), BCU (Canoe/Kayak award), Foundation Safety and Rescue, Stewarding Award, First Aid Qualification. These additional qualifications may vary. **After the course**: 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.