University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Youth & Community Work University of Wales Trinity Saint David Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

TEF Silver

University of Wales Trinity Saint David has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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The course offers a professional qualification, underpinned by the core principles and values of youth work. It explores how to facilitate and support young people’s growth, and personal and social development, in a variety of informal settings. It reflects current youth policy and practice in both Wales and the UK and is relevant to the occupational sector, local and national employers and voluntary sectors.

Course details


Year 1: six compulsory modules. One of these modules is a placement module, where students participate in 200 hours of fieldwork. Year 2: four compulsory modules, and one optional module. One of the compulsory modules is a placement module and involves students engaging in 400 hours of fieldwork. Year 3: six compulsory modules, with one of these being the final placement module (200 hours). Placements are integral to the course in both statutory and voluntary youth work settings, and are underpinned by critically assessing issues that impact upon young people’s lives. Modules explore youth work’s principles and purposes, young people’s health and wellbeing, and young people in today’s society. In addition, modules will focus upon reflecting on and researching youth work practice, youth work as recreation, and supervision and support skills.

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

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code L592
Institution code T80
Campus name Carmarthen Campus
Campus code C

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 80 points Grades are important; however, our offers are not solely based on academic results. We are interested in creative people that demonstrate a strong commitment to their chosen subject area and therefore we welcome applications from individuals from a wide range of backgrounds. To assess student suitability for their chosen course we normally arrange interviews for all applicants at which your skills, achievements and life experience will be considered as well as your qualifications.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)



Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,000 Year 1
EU £9,000 Year 1
International £11,500 Year 1
England £9,000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,000 Year 1
Scotland £9,000 Year 1
Wales £9,000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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University of Wales Trinity Saint David
College Road
SA31 3EP

Course contact details

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Admissions Office

0300 500 5054

Admissions Office (London)