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Youth and Community Work (JNC) (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons)

Glyndwr University, Wrexham

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UCAS CODE: 4KWS

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Wrexham

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This is an exciting course, specially designed for those wanting to work positively with children, young people, marginalised groups and communities. *It has been ranked first in Wales for learning community in the National Student Survey 2019 (WGU analysis of National Survey of Students 2019).Successful completion of the Foundation Year will also lead to an Agored Cymru Level 2 & Level 3 Youth Work accreditation.Through this course, you can gain a professional youth work qualification endorsed by Education Training Standards Wales with over a third of your time in placement activities. Successful completion of the course will allow you to register with the Education Workforce Council in Wales as a Youth Worker. There is also the option to study a faith-based route in the first year and exit with a Certificate in Higher Education Youth and Community Work (faith-based), or to top up the full degree and JNC Qualification*.As well as placement opportunities in Wales and the UK, there are also opportunities for a part-funded placement through the Erasmus programme with a university in Europe.The youth and community department at Wrexham Glyndwr University is regarded as the “home of youth work in Wales”, having offered education and training to the youth and community sector for more than 43 years. As such the department has excellent links with employers across North Wales, North West England, and the Midlands, and it works in partnership with organisations across the statutory, voluntary and third sector.Please be aware it may be necessary to work outside of normal working hours, e.g. during evenings or over weekends, whilst on placement due to the nature of this profession.Students on the faith-based route that wish to gain the full JNC professional qualification will need to complete a further 20 credit module at level 4Key Course Features:•Includes a foundation year to prepare you for further years of study.•A degree programme with professional endorsement, and course content aligned with National Occupational and Professional Standards in the sector.•Opportunities for continuing professional development through additional training opportunities and professional networking on a course with strong links with employers and local training providers.•Learn and gain experience with 800 hours of supervised fieldwork practice, with a placement in each year of study. This can be in a variety of settings either in the UK or internationally.•Start the academic year with a learning experience with a partner project to see youth work skills in action.•Develop skills in teamwork, positive communication, working with groups and individuals, reflective practice and leading others.•Develop knowledge and core skills for youth work practice and informal education that are transferable to work with children, young people and adults in a range of different settings.•1st in Wales for learning community in the National Student Survey 2019 (WGU analysis of National Survey of Students 2019).

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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11,750per year

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University information

Glyndwr University, Wrexham

  • University League Table

    126th

  • Campus address

    Glyndwr University, Wrexham, Plas Coch, Mold Road, Wrexham, Wrexham, LL11 2AW, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    54th out of 83 13

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    103 59%

    75th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90 90%

    17th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.80 76%

    75th

    19

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