This sector covers a wide range of careers connected with the defence and protection of the country, and the health and wellbeing of communites and individuals.
There are a lot of opportunities for graduates in this sector, including a number of fast-track graduate programmes. These careers are open to graduates from any discipline. Some roles require further study for professional qualifications, and for some a high standard of physical fitness is a requirement.
We have relevant books and journals for you to use in our information centres. For details of our books on defence and public protection see the link below. Use our suggested viewing style to see the most useful information.
National Careers Service - sector information from the government's careers service, including a wide range of job profiles for the security and uniformed services sector.
Home Office - government department with overall responsibility for national security.
Scottish Government: Justice Department - information on the policies and issues surrounding civil emergencies, law & civil justice courts, criminal justice, fire police, prisons.
This article was published on Feb 12, 2013