University of South Wales
Youth and Community Work (initial qualifying)
An undergraduate degree. Applicants with considerable relevant work experience will be considered on an individual basis. This will be assessed via a written submission/portfolio of evidence and references as well as at the interview stage. Evidence of 200 hours experience of direct work with children and young people. Enhanced DBS check required.
Core modules: Principles, practice and professional foundations of youth work; ethics, reflection and safeguarding; social pedagogy; professional placement (180 hours) and linked teaching; alternative professional placement (120 hours) and linked teaching. Plus 1 of the following 2 optional modules: Managing and leading interdisciplinary teams; research methods and project management. You may then exit with a postgraduate diploma, or remain on the programme to complete your dissertation (20,000 words) or internship and critical report (15,000 words).
You will be assessed through a variety of written assignments, presentations, group work, distance learning tasks and a placement or work-based project.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|PgDip||Full-time||September 2017||-||1 years|
|PgDip||Part-time||September 2017||-||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|City Campus, Newport||Newport (Wales)||NP20 2BP||Wales|