The BA Work with Young People with Foundation Year is a 4 year programme which incorporates a Foundation Year. The Foundation Year will provide students with the opportunity to engage in the Level 3 Award in Youth Work Practice. It also equips the students with the confidence, knowledge, passion and skills required to progress to the 'Work with Young People (BA)'. The Foundation Year of the 4-year programme will involve students attending lectures every other week, with the week not on campus being taught online via live Teams lectures, and therefore this element will fall under the ‘Blended Learning’ definition. Why choose to study Work with Young People at UWTSD? 1. Develop your skills, knowledge and understanding of working with young people through engaging with enthusiastic, supportive and bilingual lecturers who are professionally qualified in the field with recognised expertise. 2. Choose from a range of wider services for young people when engaging in your observational placement 3. Explore practice with young people and their communities 4. Preparation for employment opportunities such as youth justice, health and well-being, community development, social enterprise and the police 5. An opportunity to study in English, Welsh or Bilingually What you will learn
Foundation Year – Level 3 • Academic Survival Skills (30 credits; compulsory) • An Introduction to University Life: Flourishing as a Student (30 credits; compulsory) • An Introduction to Youth Work Practice (60 credits; compulsory). Year One - Level 4 (Cert HE, Dip HE & BA) • Academic Study Skills for Students (20 credits; compulsory) • Counselling Skills, Mindfulness and Therapeutic Practice (20 credits; compulsory) • Professional Practice: Principles and Contexts of Work with Young People (20 credits; compulsory) • Understanding Adolescence (20 credits; compulsory) • Working with Young People, Communities and Families (20 credits; compulsory) • Young People and Society 1: Advocacy, Empowerment, Participation and Rights (20 credits; compulsory). Year Two - Level 5 (Dip HE & BA) • Focused Practice (40 credits; compulsory) • No One is Too Small to Make a Difference: Working with Young People to Create a Climate of Change (20 credits; compulsory) • Social Research for Professional Practice (20 credits; compulsory) • Supervision, Leadership and Management for Professionals (20 credits; compulsory) • Young People and Society 2: Mental Health, Well-being and Adverse Childhood Experiences (20 credits; compulsory). Year Three - Level 6 (BA) • Dissertation (40 credits; compulsory) • Skills for Life: Employability and Future Pathways (20 credits; compulsory) • Young People and Society 3: Trauma, Exploitation and Toxic Childhood (20 credits; compulsory) • Young People in Focus (20 credits; compulsory) • Young People’s Well-being and Resilience (20 credits; compulsory).
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9000||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9000||Year 1|