BA (Hons) Public Services Top-up

Course Overview

A one year, full-time course designed specifically for those looking to get more from their FdA Public Service degree; the opportunity to top-up to the BA (Hons) full honours degree. This course provides a bespoke pathway to advancing your public service knowledge and academic skills in line with the requirement of your future employers. Thus providing an excellent opportunity to open up career opportunities within a wide range of public services and other related industries.

Throughout the course you will have input from outstanding subject specialist teaching staff and involvement from public service personnel (including: Police, Fire Brigade, Military, Probation Services and Local Government). Therefore, improving and encouraging a thorough understanding of the sector and those sectors operating alongside them.

Key Facts

Arts and Social Sciences
University Centre Peterborough
1 year
Tariff Points
Completion of a Public Services FdA or equivalent
Accredited By
Anglia Ruskin University

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BA (Hons) Public Services Top-up

• A wide range of assessment methods are employed as part of this course. These include reports, essays, poster presentations, reflective assessments, case studies and a major academic project.


This course offers a variety of high quality delivery from specialist lecturers and industry professionals.

Course Modules

          Major Undergraduate Project

              Public Service Policies

          Politics and Public Service

            Invisible Crimes

          Race, Racism and Cultural Identity

          Sexuality and Social Control

            Youth Justice Controversies

              Entry Requirements

              A Foundation Degree in Public Services, or an equivalent qualification.

              If English is not your first language you will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency (IELTS 6.0 or higher) or and equivalent English Language qualification.

              You may also be accepted with an IELTS 5.5 or equivalent, but will be required to undertake an English qualification.

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