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UCAS CODE: WYP1

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Carmarthen Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Focusing on young people, through a social-science lens, the BA Work with Young People takes an in-depth look at a wide range of current and contemporary challenges that young people face.

The transition into adulthood is often viewed as complex and challenging for many young people.
Some of the challenges that young people may face include:

  • Adverse Childhood Experiences
  • Substance misuse
  • County Lines
  • Trauma
  • Children’s Rights
  • Health and Well-being

This exciting new degree programme within UWTSD’s suite of young people focused programmes explores these challenges. It also acknowleges how this transition period in a young person’s life is also an exciting chapter of development and of new opportunities which can broaden their horizons.

Links are made between theory, policy and practice in an applied manner. This enables students to develop their knowledge and understanding. A second year placement module explores ways to supportyoung people.

Why choose to study Work with Young People at UWTSD?

  • Develop your skills, knowledge and understanding of working with young people through engaging with enthusiastic, supportive and bilingual lecturers who are professionally qualified in the field with recognised expertise.
  • Choose from a range of wider services for young people when engaging in your observational placement
  • Explore practice with young people and their communities
  • Preparation for employment opportunities such as youth justice, health and well-being, community development, social enterprise and the police
  • An opportunity to study in English, Welsh or Bilingually

Career Opportunities

There are a range of career and employability opportunities for graduates of this degree within a rapidly expanding field. These include:

  • Youth Support in Local Authority projects as well as within voluntary organisations and charitable organisations
  • Work with organisations focussing on specific issues including substance misuse, youth homelessness and young adult carers
  • Youth Justice
  • Young People’s Peer Mentor
  • Young Person Support Worker
  • Advocate for Young People
  • Community Engagement
  • Family Support for young people with disabilities
  • Graduates can also engage in further Postgraduate study -
    including UWTSD’s PG Diploma/MA Youth Work and Social Education (ETS Endorsed) -
    This offers a professional qualification in Youth Work, to enable graduates to be employed as Youth Workers in a range of settings.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 11,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 80

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University information

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

  • University League Table

    91st

  • Campus address

    University of Wales Trinity Saint David, College Road, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, SA31 3EP, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    62nd out of 81 16

    78th out of 83 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    150 76%

    13th

    52
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    56 56%

    74th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    23rd

    6
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    112 65%

    56th

    15
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54 54%

    78th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.22 84%

    16th

    7

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