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Community Development and Youth Studies BA (Hons)

University of Bolton

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UCAS CODE: L545

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    University of Bolton Main Site, Greater Manchester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Our BA (Hons) Community Development and Youth Studies is designed to train, develop and equip you to empower young people and adults in communities. Incorporating 200 hours of fieldwork experience, along with research training, it’s also ideal if you’re interested in graduate entry to careers such as social work, local government or the non-profit and voluntary sectors.Our BA (Hons) Community Development and Youth Studies degree runs in parallel with our dual accredited BA (Hons) Community Development and Youth Work course. Both courses involve work-based learning through fieldwork placements and academic studies that support the development of knowledge and skills for practice.Placing greater emphasis on academic skills development and research expertise, and requiring 200 placement hours, the BA (Hons) Community Development and Youth Studies is ideal if you’re seeking the flexible and adaptable skills and knowledge needed for a career changing lives by challenging discrimination and oppression through informal social inclusion, or if you’re considering Master’s level or postdoctoral study.Our passionate and knowledgeable staff will guide you to explore issues such as social education, social policy, community engagement, politics, globalisation, social justice, equality and diversity, social history, housing and homelessness. You'll also be supported to develop key transferable skills such as communication, self-awareness and time management. Completing a dissertation in your final year offers an excellent preparation for higher-level study.Fieldwork placements or work-based learning could be in a number of distinct settings that work to improve the lives of people in communities and young people, preparing you to adapt to the changing environments in which you may be employed in future.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,450per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 96

Any subjects are acceptable at Level 3.

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University information

University of Bolton

  • University League Table

    114th

  • Campus address

    University of Bolton, Deane Road, Bolton, Bolton, BL3 5AB, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    85th out of 105

    23rd out of 38

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    100 52%

    83rd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.37 87%

    2nd

  • Entry standards

    / Max 162
    117 72%

    19th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.48 90%

    1st

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