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Community and Youth Work Studies

University of Sunderland
Sunderland, Great Britain
Full-time
€10,772.02/year
 1615 Points
Duration
3 Years
Language
English
Start date
Sep 2022

Program Description

Transform the lives of vulnerable communities. Empower disadvantaged young people to achieve their potential. Qualify for an incredibly satisfying career in youth and community work where you'll be changing lives every day. This Community and Youth Work course combines an honours degree with a professional qualification in youth work, training you to become a fully qualified youth worker with a nationally recognised professional qualification.

Entry Requirements

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Education
High School Diploma (or equivalent)
16
or
Foundation Year
55
English Level
Cambridge Proficiency (CPE)
C
or
Cambridge Advanced (CAE)
C
or
IELTS
6
or
Pearson Test of Academic Engl.
56
Professional Experience
Required working experience related to the Program
1 year
Notes:

Information about requirements:

  • Experience (voluntary or paid) in a community and/or youth work setting. This could include volunteering during weekends, evenings, or holidays. You should clearly describe this experience in the personal statement section of your application. As a guide, most successful applicants will have experience lasting at least a year, though in some cases we do accept students with a shorter, more intensive experience.

Other required documents:

  • A satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure Barring Service check in order to go on placements.

Other accepted English language qualifications:

  • Secure English Language Test (SELT)
  • O-Level English Language or GCSE English Language: grade C or above (UK Exam board)
  • Trinity Integrated Skills in English (ISE) II: Merit or Distinction

Important Information:

  • If you don't meet standard entry requirements, the university also offers this course with a Community and Youth Work Studies (with Integrated Foundation Year).
  • If you do not have the necessary level of English you may need to take one of the University's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) University Preparation Courses before you begin your course.

Curriculum

Year 1

Learning from Lives

Understanding Society

Principles of Informal Education

Skills for Practice

Placement Part One

Placement Part Two

Year 2

Ethical Practice

Policy Context

Organisational Management

Group Work and Integrated Practice

Placement Part One

Placement Part Two

Year 3

Supervision

Entrepreneurship /Project Management

Education for Transformation

Equality, Diversity and Social Justice

Research for Practice/Dissertation

Advanced Practice or an elective module

Careers

  • Community and Youth Work
  • Mental Health
  • Prisons
  • Schools
  • Housing Agency
  • Children’s Rights
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