University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: University of Wales Trinity Saint David (Prifysgol Cymru Y Drindod Dewi Sant)

Youth Work and Social Education (ETS Endorsed) (Taught)

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Course summary

The purpose of the Youth Work and Social Education (ETS Endorsed) (PG Cert, PG Dip, MA) programmes is to equip students with the skills, knowledge and understanding to become effective, professionally qualified Youth Workers. The programmes are professionally endorsed by ETS Wales, offering a professional qualification in Youth Work. Reasons to study Youth Work and Social Education (MA) (ETS): Gain a professionally endorsed qualification* and an academic postgraduate qualification Explore practice with young people and their communities through engaging in youth work placement opportunities in wide-ranging young people and community settings UWTSD is the only place where you can study this degree through the medium of Welsh Enthusiastic, supportive and bilingual staff who are professionally qualified in the field with recognised expertise. Emphasis on individual personal and social development. Students also benefit from small group teaching in a supportive learning environment.

Modules

Level 7 PGDip Professional Practice 1: Theory, Policy and Practice of Youth Work and Social Education (30 credits; core) Professional Practice 2: Young People and Society in Focus (30 credits; core) The Philosophy and Practice of Social Research (30 credits; compulsory). In addition, students will choose one of the following optional modules: Supervision, Leadership and Management for Professionals (30 credits; optional) Leading Children’s Rights: Developing Professional Practice (30 credits; optional) Sustainable Communities (30 credits; optional). MA In addition to the modules above, students will be required to undertake: Dissertation (60 credits; compulsory).


Entry requirements

All applicants will be required to provide a satisfactory enhanced disclosure Child and Adult Workforce document from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Applicants will normally be required to hold an Honours degree. Applicants with vocational qualifications and experiences will also be considered. Due to the professional endorsement of the degree programme, all applicants need to have at least 200 hours of recent and relevant Youth Work experience.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7800 Whole course
England £7800 Whole course
Northern Ireland £7800 Whole course
Scotland £7800 Whole course
Wales £7800 Whole course
Channel Islands £7800 Whole course
International £15000 Whole course

Additional fee information

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Youth Work and Social Education (ETS Endorsed) at University of Wales Trinity Saint David - UCAS