801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2020
201–250 th
Young University Rankings 2019
201+
European Teaching Rankings 2019
Tees Valley, Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire, TS1 3BX, United Kingdom

Public Services

**Note: Due to the course delivery location and visa restrictions, this course is NOT available to international students requiring a Tier 4 visa**. **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). **Course overview**: Employment prospects in public services are vast and varied, whether in the uniformed or non-uniformed area. This course integrates work-related experience and the academic knowledge required for a career in public services. It 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.

  • Qualification
    Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    2 years
  • Start date
    2020-09-21
  • Location
    Hartlepool College of Further Education,HartlepoolUnited Kingdom