Youth Work, Postgraduate Diploma | University College Cork | Cork, Ireland
12 months
Duration
16700 EUR/year
6130 EUR/year
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About

The Postgraduate Diploma in Youth Work at University College Cork is ideally suited to enthusiastic, fun-loving, critical-thinking, and creative people who are motivated to impact positively in young people’s lives.

Overview

Youth work encompasses a broad and diverse range of social, cultural, educational and political activities, which are based on young people’s voluntary participation in leisure time activities that emphasise social inclusion and support civic engagement. 

Learning outcomes

The Postgraduate Diploma in Youth Work at University College Cork prepares students for exciting, meaningful, and challenging careers in youth work and related organisations that aim to promote young people’s wellbeing and to empower young people as active, critical citizens who can contribute to positive social change at local, national, and global levels. 

This is a professionally accredited course that provides practice-based training to aspiring professional youth workers and continuing professional development for existing youth workers (who do not already hold a JNC-recognised qualification). The course may be undertaken on a full-time basis only.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Principles and Practice of Youth Work
  • Youth Work: Skills for Working with Individuals and Groups
  • Youth, Ethics and Welfare
  • Youth Work, Informal and Non-Formal Learning
  • Practice Placement

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants will normally have achieved a minimum grade of a hold an honours primary degree with Second Class Honours Grade 2 (or equivalent) in any discipline. Candidates will be normally be graduates from cognate disciplines, including but not limited to: Social Science, Education (incl. Sports Studies), Social Work, Early Years and Childhood Studies, Social Care (NFQ, Level 8), Sociology and Psychology.  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16700 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16700 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6130 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6130 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Cork

860 - 1400 EUR /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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