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Youth and Community Work - Plymouth Marjon University

On this degree, you will learn how to work with young people to help them realise their potential. You’ll learn through supervised work placements and university-based study, allowing you to build relationships and use your growing expertise to inspire and stimulate the people you work with. **Why this course at Marjon?** • 25 years experience in training some of the UK’s most outstanding youth and community professionals. • The NYA has assessed and validated the course to meet the professional qualification for youth work, as set out by the Joint Negotiating Committee (JNC). • Extensive placements (the equivalent of one year on placements over the three years) help you build the professional confidence and skills to make a difference to other people’s lives. • You may choose to do one of your placements overseas, for example with our partners Helsinki Youth Service. • The teaching team are leaders in international research which means that the course is informed by the most current thinking. **What might I become?** Our graduates secure roles in schools, community venues, youth offending teams and housing associations, among many others. Opportunities exist in voluntary and charitable organisations, in the public sector, for example children’s services, schools and colleges; and in the private sector. **Find out more at Open Day** Open Day is your opportunity to find out more about studying Youth and Community Work at Marjon. You’ll meet lecturers and find out why we are ranked second in the UK for teaching quality*. Our student life talks will help you prepare to go to university, covering topics such as careers, funding, sport and our award winning on-campus student support service. You can also take a tour of the campus with a current student and find out about the student-led clubs and societies. Book on to an Open Day at: www.marjon.ac.uk/open-day **Why study at Marjon?** • Awarded SILVER Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). • High quality teaching Ranked No 1 in England for teaching quality in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019. • Joint 12th in UK for Student Satisfaction as ranked by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019. • Top 10 in the UK for student experience as ranked by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019*. • 5th in UK for Courses and Lecturers in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards (WUSCA) 2019. *Ranked in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019, published 23 Sept 2018. Oxford and Cambridge excluded due to low response rates