Validated by York St. John University
If you wish to study this course full-time you must apply through UCAS. UCAS code: L436. Institution code Y70.
If you wish to study part-time follow the 'apply' link at the top of this page and fill out a York College application form.
Full-time: 1 year
Part-time: 1.5 years
Completion of a Foundation Degree or equivalent 240 credit Level 5 qualification in a Public Services/Public Sector related subject (demonstrating coverage of relevant learning outcomes)
The CourseAs a BA (Hons) Public Sector Leadership and Management student at York College, you will be taught the skills and practices needed to work in all areas of the public sector, giving you the expertise and knowledge required to become a highly effective manager.
You will study business development management, covering topics such as consumer trends, digital marketing and competitive strategies, as well as strategic planning and leadership, supply chain management and stakeholder analysis. These topics will be covered in the context of global social issues including sustainability, business ethics, globalisation theory, cyber-crime and international terrorism.
The flexibility of the course allows you to develop critical thinking skills when analysing the various political systems and contemporary issues covered. It will provide you with interdisciplinary knowledge of management theory and strategy, allowing you to consider problem solving and decision making approaches in a variety of public sector contexts.
You will go on to produce a dissertation relevant to contemporary business issues, allowing for in-depth examination of management policies and practices in order to develop a broader understanding of the application of theoretical concepts.
How the Programme is Delivered
The tutors in the department have close links with public sector industries which will enhance your academic experience through industry expertise.Students on this programme typically come from a wide variety of working backgrounds and so you will benefit from a vast pool of experience and form valuable new contacts. We encourage all of our students to support each other and share perspectives and learn from the contributions of others.
A range of assessment methods are used including written assignments, research tasks and self-analysis, reflective accounts, oral presentations, case studies and a dissertation.
What this can lead to
On completion of the BA (Hons) Public Sector Leadership and Management, you will have a full range of academic and transferrable skills to equip you for either postgraduate study or success within a management role within the public sector.
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