Leeds Beckett University

Leeds Beckett University

Youth Work and Community Development (JNC)

Our course increases students' professional opportunities in the rapidly changing area of youth and community work, and support students in becoming a force for change. It is professionally validated by the National Youth Agency on behalf of the Joint Negotiating Committee, meaning students achieve a nationally recognised, professional qualification, and will enhance their existing skills as well as develop new ones that might be needed when working in community development or youth work.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree or equivalent; experience of voluntary or paid work with young people or adults in community related settings; applicants for the course will be required to attend an interview in order to assess their ability to contribute to course activities and their commitment to the course; applicants must provide evidence of a satisfactory Disclosure and Disbarment check or complete a self declaration form before being offered a place on the course; any international students will need to meet the University's English language requirement which is IELTS 6.0 with no skills below 5.0 or equivalent.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus Leeds LS1 3HE Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

University Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
0113 812 3113