Youth and Community Work (Youth Justice) BA (Hons)

The BA (Hons) Youth and Community Work (Youth Justice) degree allows you to qualify as a youth and community worker through an innovative specialised pathway in youth justice. Youth workers develop and co-ordinate programmes aimed at engaging young people, redressing inequalities, empowering individuals and maximising their potential.

This degree will prepare you for a career working with children and young people in a range of settings, helping them to enhance their personal, social and educational development.

As part of the Youth and Community Work course, you will gain the UK-wide, professionally recognised Joint Negotiating Committee qualification which is endorsed by the Education and Training Standards Wales.

You will expand your knowledge and skills to include critical, analytical and reflective thinking within a youth and community work setting. Our strong partnerships with local employers provide work placement opportunities to enhance your learning and employability.

BA (Hons) Award
September Start
Full-time Study Mode
3 years Duration

Entry Requirements For This Course

Interview

Tutors will explain the course content and you will be given the opportunity to ask any questions in addition to us assessing your suitability for the course.

Typical A-Level Offer - BCC - CDD to exclude General Studies (this is equivalent to 104-80 UCAS tariff points).

Typical Welsh BACC Offer - Pass the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Diploma with Grade C/D in the Skills Challenge Certificate and BC - CD at A Level to exclude General Studies (this is equivalent to 104-80 UCAS tariff points).

Typical BTEC Offer - BTEC Extended Diploma Distinction Merit Merit - Merit Merit Pass (this is equivalent to 112-80 UCAS tariff points).

Typical IB Offer - Pass the International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum score of 29 overall including 5 or above in English at standard level

Typical Access to HE Offer - Pass the Access to HE Diploma and obtain a minimum of 80 UCAS tariff points

Additional Requirements - GCSEs: The University normally requires a minimum 5 GCSEs including Mathematics/Numeracy and English at Grade C or Grade 4 or above, or their equivalent, but consideration is given to individual circumstances.

  • Evidence of 100 hours work experience of direct work in a youth and community setting
  • An Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check on the Child & Adult Workforce and Child and Adult Barring Lists and subscription to the DBS Update Service. (Overseas equivalent required for non-uk applicants)

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