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Working for Children and Young People (Youth Work Initial Qualifying)

M.A.
12 months
Duration
14100 GBP/year
9000 GBP/year
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About

The MA Working for Children and Young People (Youth Work Initial Qualifying) from University of South Wales incorporating the Postgraduate Diploma Youth and community work (Initial Qualifying) course is professionally endorsed by Education Training Skills Wales (ETS), and will enable you to qualify as a professional Youth and Community worker in one academic year. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

The Working for Children and Young People (Youth Work Initial Qualifying) course from University of South Wales has been designed to reflect the changing statutory and voluntary social and education sector that embraces professionals working in Youth Work, community development, health, education, social care and youth justice.

The course focusses on inter-professional practice, and how the needs of children, young people, families and communities can best be met in a rapidly changing policy, strategic and operational context. Students will also develop leadership skills, together with a greater understanding of the policy and practice context of this specific area of professional work, through both academic learning and practical placements.

Careers and Employability Service

As a USW student, you will have access to advice from the Careers and Employability Service throughout your studies and after you graduate.

This includes: one-to-one appointments from faculty based Career Advisers, in person, over the phone or even on Skype and through email via the "Ask a Question" service. We also have extensive online resources for help with considering your career options and presenting yourself well to employers. 

Resources include psychometric tests, career assessments, a CV builder, interview simulator and application help. Our employer database has over 2,000 registered employers targeting USW students, you can receive weekly email alerts for jobs.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Principles, policy and professional values of Youth Work
  • Ethics, Reflection and Safeguarding
  • Professional Practice
  • Research Methods and project management skills
  • Restorative Approaches
  • Dissertation

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
72
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
50

Other requirements

General requirements

  • This innovative course is for graduates from a relevant academic background (2:2 or above) and profession, looking to gain both a JNC professional qualification in Youth Work and a postgraduate qualification.
  • Applicants should be able to evidence a minimum of 200 hours practice experience with young people aged 11 to 25 years old. Please submit a reference with your application to confirm this.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14100 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Part-time UK and EU:  £1000 per 20 credits

Funding

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