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Community Development and Youth Studies with foundation year BA (Hons)

University of Bolton

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UCAS CODE: L546

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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-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Our BA (Hons) in Community Development and Youth Work with foundation year is the first in North West England to offer dual professional recognition from the NYA and ESB. Incorporating 800 hours field work experience, it offers the flexible and adaptable skills and knowledge needed for a career making a real difference to young people and communities.Our BA (Hons) Community Development and Youth Work with foundation year degree offers dual accreditation from two nationally-recognised professional bodies. Recognised by the Joint Negotiating Committee (JNC) and endorsed by the Endorsement Standards Board for Community Development (ESB) and National Youth Agency (NYA), it involves 800 hours of fieldwork practice. Work-based learning through fieldwork placements, and academic studies that support the development of knowledge and skills for practice, are central to this course.This course includes a foundation year that supports you to develop essential academic and research skills through the examination of key social issues that have an impact upon young people and communities.As you progress, you’ll focus on the core values of community development and youth work. 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.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 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 11,650per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 48

Any subjects are acceptable at Level 3. You should also have five GCSEs at grade C or above or grade 4 to 9 (or equivalent) in English and Mathematics.

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University information

University of Bolton

  • University League Table

    127th

  • Campus address

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

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