European Teaching Rankings 2018
Fusehill Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 2HH, United Kingdom

Youth Work and Community Development - University of Cumbria

Do you want to inspire and help young people to achieve their full potential? Our course - accredited by the National Youth Agency - will enable you to do just that and become a fully-qualified youth and community worker who can confidently support children, young people, marginalised groups and communities. You’ll learn all the knowledge and skills required for a career in this profession on our course, which covers sociology, psychology, child and adolescent development, law, values and ethics, so you know how to give people the positive help they need. **Why the University of Cumbria** This dynamic qualification is the ideal springboard to get alongside young people and community groups within diverse settings. For example providing informal education within schools, supporting a Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme, Outdoor Education to domestic violence charities, homeless hostels, and young offenders But you won’t just learn about how to do it, you’ll be doing it - whether you’re doing assessments or creating reports based on real case studies, or through Professional Fieldwork Practice. The hands-on experience will ease your transition into a professional role. - Tutors have a wealth of experience working in the youth and community sector - Accredited by the National Youth Agency - You’ll be eligible for the nationally-recognised JNC qualification - Our great links with more than 80 organisations across the statutory, voluntary and third sector provide you with good placement and job prospects - Opportunity for you to experience an international placement - Our research enhances your studies because you’ll learn about the latest developments and current thinking in the field - We help you secure one placement every year (in local, regional and national organisations) in an area that you’re interested in pursuing after you graduate, which will bolster your CV We take you on a three-year journey in which you can shape your degree with placements to suit your intended career path. Our aim is to see you graduate with confidence in your ability ability to work, manage and lead youth and community organisations and services across the UK. So, if you see yourself working with young people and communities, this is the right course for you.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Lancaster,LancasterUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £10,500