Youth Work and Social Education (BA) (ETS Endorsed) offers a professional qualification for students, and through a social science lens it explores current and contemporary challenges that are faced by young people. Why choose this course?
- Gain a professionally endorsed qualification and an academic degree
- Explore practice with young people and their communities through engaging in youth work placement opportunities each year in wide-ranging young people and community settings
- Preparation for employment opportunities such as youth justice, health and well-being, community development, social enterprise and the police
- UWTSD is the only place where you can study this degree through the medium of Welsh
- Youth Work and Social Education (BA) (ETS Endorsed) is also considered an excellent first degree for entry to post-graduate study in a range of wider associated fields including children and young people’s health and well-being, children’s rights, social work, social enterprise, criminology and youth justice, and child and women abuse.
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) • Young People and Society 1: Advocacy, Empowerment, Participation and Rights (20 credits; compulsory) • Youth Work Practice 1: Preparing the Workforce (20 credits; core). Year Two - Level 5 (Dip HE & BA) • 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) • Youth Work Practice 2: Developing Practice (40 credits; core). Year Three - Level 6 (BA) • Dissertation (40 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) • Youth Work Practice 3: Leading and Managing (20 credits; core).
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:
- Year 1
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|