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Youth and Community Work

Cardiff Metropolitan University

12 months
Duration
14000 GBP/year
9000 GBP/year
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About

Our postgraduate programme in Youth and Community Work at Cardiff Metropolitan University is professionally endorsed by the Education Training Standards (ETS) Wales and recognised by the Joint Negotiating Committee (JNC) for Youth and Community Workers. 

Overview

Students on Youth and Community Work at Cardiff Metropolitan tend to develop into a highly supportive, friendly and analytical professional group. On completion, graduates will significantly enhance their employment opportunities in the field of youth and community work.

There are two study options available:

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Youth and Community Work (with JNC professional endorsement)

This professionally endorsed award is particularly suitable for graduates who have found themselves working in the field of youth and community work and who wish to gain a professional qualification. The Pg Dip requires students to undertake two separate professionally supervised placements in the field of youth and community work. Students can study the programme on either a part-time or a full-time basis, attending the university to undertake the taught modules and tutorials. The course is endorsed by Education Training Standards (ETS Wales) for youth work. 

  • MA Education: Youth and Community Work (with JNC professional endorsement)

This programme has a professionally endorsed Postgraduate Diploma in Youth and Community work embedded within it. The course offers students the opportunity to gain a full academic MA as well as a professional qualification in youth and community work.

As with the PG Dip in Youth and Community work it is particularly suitable for graduates who have found themselves working in the field of youth and community work and who wish to gain a professional qualification. The programme requires students to undertake two separate professionally supervised placements in the field of youth and community work. Students can study the MA on either a part-time or a full-time basis, attending the university to undertake the taught modules and tutorials. The course is endorsed by Education Training Standards (ETS) Wales) for youth work.

Careers​:

The Postgraduate Diploma in youth and community work is a programme leading to professional qualification in youth and community work through its endorsement for youth work by ETS Wales. The qualification significantly enhances employment opportunities in the field of youth and community work.

The programme leads to both an academic MA and a professional qualification in youth and community work through its endorsement for youth work by ETS Wales. The embedded professional qualification significantly enhances employment opportunities in the field of youth and community work whilst the MA study significantly enhances skills of research and analysis in the field. It is one of the pathways on the Master's CPD framework.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

MA 

  • Researching Practice
  • Reflective Practice
  • Managing and Leading Community Practice

PgD

  • Developing Relationships
  • Principles Community Development and Youth Work
  • Managing Community Practice

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

PgD

  • Applicants should have a minimum of 200 hours of direct experience in the field of youth and community work; community development work or associated occupational groups.
  • In addition, applicants should normally possess a degree or a or a relevant professional qualification. Practitioners who do not have a first degree, but who have considerable professional experience can apply for exceptional entry. 

MA

  • Applicants should have a minimum of 200 hours of direct and recent experience in the field of youth and community work; community development work or associated occupational groups.
  • In addition, applicants should normally possess a degree or a or a relevant professional qualification. Practitioners who do not have a first degree, but who have considerable professional experience can apply for exceptional entry. 
  • All applicants will need to have undergone a Disclosure and Barring Services check prior to starting placement

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Cardiff

628 - 1066 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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