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Youth and Community Work (JNC) (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Wrexham, United Kingdom
This exciting Youth and Community Work (JNC) (Hons) course from Wrexham Glyndwr University is 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).
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Overview

Why Choose the Youth and Community Work (JNC) (Hons) course from Wrexham Glyndwr University?

You will:

  • learn youth work methods, values and engagement skills for working to support individuals and groups with their personal, social and political development
  • gain a professional youth work qualification endorsed by Education Training Standards Wales
  • spend over a third of your time in placement activities 
  • be able to register with the Education Workforce Council in Wales as a Youth Worker upon successful completion of the course
  • have opportunities for a part-funded placement through the Erasmus programme
  • enjoy the benefits of studying in a department with 42 years’ experience, links with employers across North Wales, North West England, and the Midlands, and partnerships with organisations across the statutory, voluntary and third sector
  • have 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 to the full degree and JNC Qualification.

Career Prospects

The Careers & Zone at Wrexham Glyndŵr University is there to help you make decisions and plan the next steps towards a bright future. From finding work or further study to working out your interests, skills and aspirations, they can provide you with the expert information, advice and guidance you need.

Many graduates from the course go on to develop careers within local authorities, voluntary and community organisations and education providers across England, Wales and internationally.

Our graduates have gained employment in the British Council, traditional youth and community settings, playwork, work with young carers, work with young offenders, supported living settings and drug and alcohol work to name but a few.

Your employability will be enhanced by the experience, contacts and opportunities provided by undertaking three fieldwork placements in a number of employing agencies.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Placement 
  • Values and Principles of Youth and Community Work 
  • Working Creatively with Groups 
  • Working Together to Safeguard Others 
  • Theological Reflection
  • Political and Sociological Perspectives in Youth and Community Work 
  • International Youth Work

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • The academic requirements for the course are 112 UCAS tariff points at GCE A-level or equivalent. Appropriate AS-Level and Level 3 Key Skills qualifications will also be taken into account. Previous experience of youth and community work rather than academic qualifications can be taken into account.
  • In addition to this, all applicants are required to have 100 hours relevant practical experience.  This can be gained in voluntary or paid work within the field of youth and community work.  The programme team are able to advise students regarding volunteering and practice experience opportunities if required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11750 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Wrexham

  • 500 - 800 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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