If you’re looking for practical and applied skills to equip you for future employment in public services, then our top-up degree offers you the chance to improve on your foundation or HND qualification in just one year and engage academically with current contemporary issues and the main challenges facing central and local government. You’ll be able develop your own views about a range of social sciences including politics, education, criminology and public services, and take advantage of work placements, volunteer based learning and the chance to go on field trips as part of your student experience. The course will equip you to work in areas such as international organisations, non-governmental organisations, Criminal Justice, Police Service, Armed Services ,Youth Justice, Education environments and the National Health Service. Our graduates are working in a range of settings including the police service, the NHS and charities. Many students are working as teachers, support workers and researchers.