Top-up your existing foundation degree in Public Service to a full honours degree in just one year. Open up career opportunities in a range of public services, such as the Police, fire service and local government.
Increase your public service knowledge and academic skills, and open up career opportunities in a wide range of public services and related industries.
Throughout the course you'll have input from outstanding subject-specialist teaching staff. There's also involvement from public service personnel (including the police, fire service, the military, probation services and local government) &ndash letting you gain a thorough understanding of these professions and the sectors operating alongside them.
We have strong links with the fire, police, prison and ambulance services, HM Revenue & Customs, and the armed forces. They continually advise us on how to develop the course and help us teach and train our students.
Our graduates have gone on to successful careers in the public services, as well as in the private sector.
We use a range of assessment methods, including reports, essays, poster presentations, reflective assessments, case studies and a major academic project.
Using our expertise and connections in Cambridge and beyond, we nurture creativity and critical thinking to educate, entertain, inspire and understand people, as well as improving their lives.
In the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, we nurture creativity through experimentation and risk-taking, and encourage critical thinking to educate, entertain, inspire and understand people, as well as improving their lives.
You can pay your fees in the following ways.
You can take out a tuition fee loan, which you won’t need to start repaying until after your graduate. Or alternatively, there's the option to pay your fees upfront.
We offer a fantastic range of ARU scholarships, which provide extra financial support while you’re at university. Some of these cover all or part of your tuition fees.
Most new undergraduate students can apply for government funding to support their studies and university life. This includes Tuition Fee Loans and Maintenance Loans. There are additional grants available for specific groups of students, such as those with disabilities or dependants.
We also offer a fantastic range of ARU scholarships, which provide extra financial support while you’re at university. Find out more about eligibility and how to apply.
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.
Important additional notes
Our published entry requirements are a guide only and our decision will be based on your overall suitability for the course as well as whether you meet the minimum entry requirements. Other equivalent qualifications may be accepted for entry to this course, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
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