Youth Work and Social Education, M.A. | The University of Wales Trinity Saint David | Lampeter, United Kingdom
12 months
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15000 GBP/year
7500 GBP/year
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About

The purpose of the Youth Work and Social Education (ETS Endorsed) programme at The University of Wales Trinity Saint David is to equip students with the skills, knowledge and understanding to become effective, professionally qualified Youth Workers.

Overview

The Youth Work and Social Education (ETS Endorsed) programme from The University of Wales Trinity Saint David will equip students to be able to work with young people, communities and families, and to be practitioners and leaders who are fit for purpose in the 21st century. 

Through a social science lens, the programme will explore practice with young people and their communities in an applied manner, with a clear commitment to social justice, anti-oppressive practice, and underpinned by the core values and principles of youth work.

Career Opportunities

Here are some specific examples of graduate destinations:

  • Face to face youth work in a range of contexts
  • Community education
  • Youth justice
  • Teams around the Family
  • Participation Officers
  • Corporate Manager at a Local Authority Youth Service
  • Senior Youth Officers at a Local Authority Youth Service
  • Local Government Officer
  • Principal Youth Officer
  • Lecturer at Further Education
  • Lecturers at Higher Education

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Professional Practice 1: Theory, Policy and Practice of Youth Work and Social Education
  • Professional Practice 2: Young People and Society in Focus 
  • The Philosophy and Practice of Social Research 
  • Supervision, Leadership and Management for Professionals 
  • Leading Children’s Rights: Developing Professional Practice
  • Sustainable Communities 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 26 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applicants will be required to provide a satisfactory enhanced disclosure Child and Adult Workforce document from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
  • Applicants will normally be required to hold an Honours degree.
  • Applicants with vocational qualifications and experiences will also be considered.
  • Due to the professional endorsement of the degree programme, all applicants need to have at least 200 hours of recent and relevant Youth Work experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Lampeter

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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