Community and Public Services Delivery and Evaluation (CITY3008)
This modules links the contemporary public sector context (economic efficiency, equity and economic rationalism) to the delivery of public services (direct provision or regulated private/partnership provision) and to the issues of market forces, customer orientation and ethics and accountability, so as to be able to identify, assess and manage client and stakeholder needs and their satisfaction.
Ethical Decision Making (CITY3009)
This module introduces students to the notion of ethical decision making and provides an analysis of how those principles are applied to a variety of decision making contexts. It will look at the theoretical basis of ethical decisions and consider their application in modern government, community and public service settings.
Management and Leadership for Change in Community and Public Services (CITY3010)
The public sector and associated organisations are in a process of continual change. You will explore core theories relating to leadership and organisational change in the public sector, as well as some of the most up to date research and work in the field. There will be an emphasis on development and sustainability, which is now a prominent concept, as both public and private organisations compete for increasingly limited resources.
Community and Public Services Research Project (CITY3011)
This module emphasises the skills required of the student as an autonomous learner, as its setting is geared toward the student taking responsibility for choosing a community or public service related topic, be that practice, policy or theory focused and then demonstrating the confidence to plan and undertake an autonomous research project.
Cohesion and Conflict (CITY3007)
This module will develop students understanding of cohesion and conflict at individual, community and international levels. It will consider the conception of cohesion and conflict as either positive or negative and consider the drivers and consequences for individuals and communities. It will look critically at responses to cohesion and conflict through community and public service organisations.
Understanding Addiction and Compulsive Behaviour (CITY3012)
This module allows students to explore addiction and compulsive behaviour, enabling professional practice to be applied with an increased understanding and awareness; nurturing a person-centred approach for care and intervention. Module content will include exploring factors impacting on individual well-being and behaviour (children, young people and adults), assessment methods, intervention, services and legislations. Understanding of addiction and compulsive behaviour will be developed from both a professional and services user perspective.
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