BA (Hons) Top Up in Public Sector Management

This level 6 programme is for applicants who are keen to gain a BA (Hons) Degree and have the option to apply on to a Graduate Programme or for a more specialist roles with the Public Services, such as researcher, officer in the armed forces, Local Council/Government, Courts and the Probationary service. Supervisors or middle managers currently working in the Public Services may find the programme appealing for their own personal development

What will I study?

Modules will include:


  • Managing and Organising a Project
  • Regeneration, Sustainability and Communities
  • Global and Social Policy Issues
  • Equality, Diversity, Social Exclusion and Community Cohesion
  • Dissertation


How will I be assessed?

The course will include a variety of assessment methods including presentations, written reports and essays, academic posters, questions, ethics application and the completion of a dissertation

For more information about assessment, including guidance on marking, feedback and plagiarism, please refer to the HE Assessment Policy and the programme spec for course-specific information.

How will the course be delivered?

All programmes are led and taught by experienced teaching staff who are vocational specialists.  They are qualified, and often have extensive experience within the industry or the sector being studied. All teaching staff meet or exceed the requirements set by the awarding institute or body.  

Staff profile:  Julie Marr

Julie has 15 years lecturing experience and has a background as training and HR manager.  She works actively alongside third sector organisations. Her research interests are management and leadership and government and politics.

Entry requirements

FdA Level 5 or HND, and college interview. Students will be required to have successfully completed 240 credits from the first two years of study on a Foundation Degree programme

Applications will be viewed on an application by application basis

Accredited Prior Learning (APL) will also be taken into consideration alongside extensive work experience in the public service

A typical offer for this course would ask for the entry requirements to be met, however, all offers take individual applicants’ experience and qualifications into account. 

What next?

Graduate Scheme, Post Gradaute Certificate in Education, Masters programme, Employment.

Additional information

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