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Youth and Community Work BA (Hons)

Newman University, Birmingham

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UCAS CODE: L530

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Newman University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This course will result in you becoming a JNC professionally qualified Youth & Community Worker subject to successful validation. We aim to help you understand how you can work effectively, and from a theoretically informed basis, with young people and communities both face-to-face and from a strategic perspective too. Throughout the course you will develop critical thinking and critical reflection skills which will then be applied to ‘real life’ situations through your fieldwork practice. You will undertake 800 hours of supervised fieldwork practice in a broad range of Youth and Community Work settings. This will enable you to develop your own professional skills, understanding and reputation in the field throughout your studies.Youth and Community Work at Newman is taught by a team of JNC qualified, experienced and enthusiastic tutors that have an excellent reputation for supporting students and established strong partnerships with local employers. You will also benefit from mixing with students from a variety of backgrounds and prior learning experiences.**Why study Youth and Community Work?**- Newman is one of the few professional youth and community work courses in the West Midlands. Holding the professional qualification means that you will be recognised nationally as a professional youth worker in the UK.- Studying with us at Newman will provide you with a broad range of fieldwork practice experiences in both the statutory and voluntary sectors in projects including young people and mental health, centre-based youth projects, detached youth projects, homelessness projects and addiction issues. In all contexts, you will be supported to demonstrate your application of theory in practice directly with young people and communities – ‘hands-on’ learning.- You will benefit from being taught by a fully qualified, research-active teaching team all of whom have direct experience in the field both regionally, nationally and internationally.- You can expect a challenging and supportive learning environment as the Youth and Community Work team has an excellent reputation for supporting students throughout their studies.

Application deadline

15 January

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A level : CCC

You must achieve at least 96 UCAS points, including a minimum of CC at A Level or equivalent.

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University information

Newman University, Birmingham

  • University League Table

    120th

  • Campus address

    Newman University, Genners Lane, Bartley Green, Birmingham, Birmingham, B32 3NT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    81st out of 83

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    110 63%

    64th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54 54%

    78th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%

    34th

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