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Title: HND Public Services
Location: Canterbury College

HND Public Services

This University of Kent validated two-year HND course encourages you to gain a comprehensive understanding of the public and voluntary sectors. It aims to provide an in-depth knowledge of the operation and management of the public sectors, communication, analysis, strategic thinking and time management. Team working and leadership skills are also embedded in the programme. Importantly, the skills you develop on this course are transferable, helping you to achieve your career ambitions.

*Please note that this course is no longer enrolling students.*

UCAS codes

  • Institution name: EKC Group
  • Institution code: C12
  • Course code: 064L
  • Campus name: Canterbury College

What will I learn?

Modules of study include:

  • People Management in the Public Services
  • Psychology and the Public Services
  • Activity Management
  • Criminology
  • Youth and Crime
  • Managing Emergency and Disaster
  • Operational Law
  • Police & Armed Forces Law
  • Independent Research

How will I be assessed?

There are a range of assessments on the course including written assignments, presentations, timed constraint assessments and a project.

What may it lead to?

Students who achieve this programme of study have entered the police, the immigration service and social services, as well as the care sector. Those who achieve the HND 240 credits may progress to study the BA (Hons) Public Services Management top-up degree at Canterbury College.

Entry requirements

48 UCAS tariff points are required for this course, with GCSE English and Maths at grade 4/C or above.

Work experience

The course benefits from former graduates who contribute to the programme, allowing students to find out about their careers and professional work. The course is also very well connected to employers, and many of the staff have worked very successfully in the sector and are able to bring their professional experience to the delivery of the course.

Additional information & other costs

First-stage study activity field trip: £400.

Disclaimer: In accordance with consumer law for higher education providers, Canterbury College makes every effort to ensure that the information contained on its website is fair and accurate to provide educational services, as described. The College reserves the right to change all information including fees, other costs, times, days and duration of courses and undertakes to keep applicants informed of any changes.

Make an enquiry and register your interest

We are not currently enrolling new students onto this course, please get in touch.

Contact us

We'd love to hear from you

New Dover Road
Canterbury, Kent

01227 811111