BA (Hons) in
Public Services Management (Top-Up Degree)

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Enabling you to work at managerial level within the industry, this one-year, full-time top-up course provides you with an in-depth understanding of the applied processes implemented within public services professions. Seeking to enhance your practice to supervisory standard, you will gain the essential skills and critical techniques necessary for future employment. 

Awarded by:

Nottingham Trent University

Course Content

Our BA (Hons) Public Services Management (Top-Up) degree is designed to provide you with the necessary theoretical knowledge and practical ability to accelerate your progression towards supervisory level. Converting your existing HND or Foundation Degree into a full BA (Hons), this course seeks to enhance your abilities and broaden your understanding of industry processes. Studying various modules, including Strategic Management, Disaster Management, and Public Relations, you will acquire a firm grounding in the concepts of public service management and its position within the modern workplace. This course places considerable emphasis on work-based opportunities and allows you to apply your academic knowledge to practical tasks.


  • Research Proposal
  • Dissertation
  • Strategic Management
  • Disaster Planning & Management
  • Social Psychology in the Public Services
  • Marketing Communications

*All modules are subejct to change


Entry Requirements

Successful completion of an HND or Foundation Degree


Progression Opportunities

 As a graduate, opportunities for employment include careers within the Civil Service, Fire, Ambulance, and HM Prison Services, as well as the Probation and Police Services, and Local and National Government. You may, however, wish to continue with your studies and progress on to postgraduate study at master’s level.


Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the information contained on this website is correct, the College accepts no liability for any errors or omissions. Please note that details are subject to change without notice with regard to the provision of courses, course times and dates and the fees and charges levied.

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Saturday 5th October 2019 10:00am - 1:00pm

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Saturday 23rd November 2019 10:00am - 1:00pm

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Key Facts


  • September 2019

Mode of Attendance:

  • Full Time (FT)



Course Duration:

1 Year

Programme Costs: (Per Year)

  • Full Time (FT):
  • UK / EU Residents: £7,395.00
  • Non EU: £7395

Please contact the HE Student Registry for more information.

UCAS Code:


College Course Code:

  • 19/20TFK0151

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