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Youth and Community Work (with JNC Recognition)

London Metropolitan University

12 months
Duration
13750 GBP/year
9300 GBP/year
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About

This Youth and Community Work (with JNC Recognition) MSc at London Metropolitan University is a National Youth Agency (NYA) and Endorsements Standards Board (ESB) approved qualification. 

Overview

Key facts

The course leads to Joint Negotiating Committee (JNC) recognition, which means you’ll become a JNC-qualified Professional Youth Worker and Community Development Practitioner when you successfully complete the course.

If you already hold JNC recognition, or have an existing Level 6 qualification from either the National Youth Agency (NYA) or the Endorsement and Quality Standards Boards for Community Development Learning (ESB), please see our Youth and Community Work (Advanced Practice) MSc instead.If you’re looking to start your career in the sector or want to increase your employment opportunities, this is the perfect course for you.

Where this course can take you

Once you’ve successfully completed the  Youth and Community Work (with JNC Recognition) MSc at London Metropolitan University, you’ll be able to practise as a JNC-qualified Professional Youth Worker and Community Development Practitioner. Due to the practical nature of this course, you’ll have strong employability connections with former students and placement organisations.

Our graduates have gone on to work in a range of organisations, including local authority social services departments, mental health trusts, drugs and alcohol services, children’s centres, social prescribing, and in A&E with young victims of knife crime, among others.

Accreditation

This course is accredited by the National Youth Agency (NYA) and the Joint Negotiating Committee (JNC). 

Programme Structure

Courses included

  • Assessed Practice in Youth and Community Work
  • Community, Continuity and Change 
  • Designing Youth and Community Research 
  • Public Service Design and Innovation 
  • Commissioning Youth and Community Services 
  • Community Activism 
  • Digital Storytelling

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We advise applying as early as possible as applications will only be considered if there are places available on the course. 

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
72

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
72

Other requirements

General requirements

You will be required to have:

  • an undergraduate degree of second-class honours or above in a relevant social science subject or any youth and/or community related subject
  • GCSE English at grade C/4 minimum, or Key Skills Communication Level 2 and Numeracy Level 2, or equivalent
  • six-months' experience in a related area, such as paid or unpaid experience in community and youth work organisations or charities
  • We consider all applications on a case by case basis so even if you don't meet all of the requirements above, we may still consider your application. If you do not meet the undergraduate degree requirements but have an alternative qualification and extensive work experience in community and youth work, we would like to hear from you.
  • In addition to the above, you'll also need to pass a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and a university interview.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    13750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13750 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9300 GBP per year during 12 months.

PT

  • UK:£1,035 per 20 credits
  • Int:£1,530 per 20 credits

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 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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