North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College

Working with Young People and Communities North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

This course will provide an accredited qualification and an opportunity for continuing professional development both for workers with a wealth of experience and those who are looking to establish themselves in the field of Youth and Community Practice. It offers a transformative learning experience with the opportunity to understand and develop practice underpinned by relevant theory. Students will discuss, analyse and explore issues relating to both young people and community development work. Graduates have progressed into a range of careers in sectors such as education, youth work, youth justice, plus many more.

Course cost: £5950 per year
Duration: 2 Years
Credit Value: 240

Course Units
Year 1

Perspectives on Practice
Professional Context
Applied Social Science
Policy, Principles and Values

Year 2

Research Proposals
Community in Context
Identity and Issue Based Work
Negotiation and Management

Entry Requirements
64 UCAS Points

Course Assessment
Throughout the programme there is a variety of assessment such as, group assignments, case studies, presentations, individual assignments, individual reflective assignments and creation of a product.

Progression Opportunities
Students who have graduated with a Foundation Degree in Working with Communities and Young People (level 5) will be able to complete a BA Honours (level 6) in Working with Integrated Service for Children and Young People (In partnership with University of West London ) or BA Honours (Level 6) Working with Communities and Young People (In partnership with De-Montfort University)

Additional Costs and Information
Students are expected to have 6 hours in practice either paid or voluntary
Appropriate placement will be discussed during the interview
Student’s induction will take at De-Montfort University
All Students will be enrolled at NWSLC and DMU. This offers a wide range of facilities such as library at both campuses. Online library and resources through my DMU and Moodle.
0330 058 3000

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

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Course code WCYP
Institution code N79
Campus name Nuneaton Campus
Campus code N

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 240 points
A level CCC
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMM
Access to HE Diploma D: 15 credits
M: 15 credits
P: 15 credits
or a total of 45 credit at Merit
Scottish Higher entry requirements on request

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £5,950 Year 1
England £5,950 Year 1
Northern Ireland £5,950 Year 1
Scotland £5,950 Year 1
Wales £5,950 Year 1

Additional fee information

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Provider information

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North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College
Hinckley Road
CV11 6BH

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