This ensures that you develop professional skills and abilities through practical application, and many students find paid employment even before graduation.
We value real-world experience to prepare you for life beyond university, which is why we’ve forged connections with thousands of companies locally, nationally and internationally.
The course is benchmarked to professional and occupational – as well as academic – standards.
This ensures that you have the skills and values required of a professional youth and community practitioner on graduation.
UCAS introduced a new tariff for courses from September 2017.
Youth And Community Work Courses
This means the points you will be asked for are different to previous years but the grades you receive have not changed.Through our placements, you can gain that all-important practical experience whilst you complete your course.From volunteering, internships and placements, through to a fee free year in industry, we offer a whole host of opportunities to enhance your employability.You do not need specific qualifications to become a youth and community worker in Wales, though a related degree is highly desirable.To get on a relevant degree you need five GCSEs A-C, including maths, English and science, and two A levels.Social workers, counsellors and occupational therapists all fall into this job family.Often called caring careers they’re jobs which involve a lot of contact with a range of different people so good communication skills are key.You may end up working for local government, the NHS or a charity.This is an incredibly varied job family including everything from cabin crew through to professional athletes.The course also benefits from the involvement of regional employer representatives in the design of the curriculum and in ensuring its continuing relevance through regular meetings with the course team.Teaching and learning continuously supports and reinforces the application of theory to practice and the integration of practice experience with the teaching of theory.