The BA Youth Work and Social Education with Foundation Year (ETS Endorsed) 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, and will also equip the students with the confidence, knowledge, passion and skills required to progress to the BA Youth Work and Social Education (ETS Endorsed). 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 this course? 1. Gain a *professionally endorsed qualification and an academic degree 2. 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 3. 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 4. 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.
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) • 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
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Points of entry
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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|