Study cover for Youth and Community Work (Including Foundation Year) (Hons)
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Youth and Community Work (Including Foundation Year) (Hons)

University of South Wales

48 months
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This Youth and Community Work (Including Foundation Year) (Hons) course at University of South Wales will allow you to explore areas including youth and community work, psychology and social policy, alongside giving you the skills, knowledge and confidence to progress to continue onto a Degree course and have the opportunity to meet your aspirations.

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The Foundation Year in Youth and Community Work forms part of an integrated four-year degree programme, and is designed for students who do not currently meet the admissions criteria for direct entry onto a degree course in subjects including BA (Hons) Youth and Community Work and BA (Hons) Youth and Community Work (Youth Justice)

This Youth and Community Work (Including Foundation Year) (Hons) course at University of South Wales will be taught over three days per week to allow students to manage study around other work and family commitments.


As a USW student, you will have access to advice from the Careers and Employability Service throughout your studies and after you graduate.

This includes: one-to-one appointments from faculty based Career Advisers, in person, over the phone or even on Skype and through email via the "Ask a Question" service. We also have extensive online resources for help with considering your career options and presenting yourself well to employers. 

Resources include psychometric tests, career assessments, a CV builder, interview simulator and application help. Our employer database has over 2,000 registered employers targeting USW students, you can receive weekly email alerts for jobs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Study Skills
  • Investigative Project
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Principles of Youth and Community
  • Social Policy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


480 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Typical A-Level Offer
EE to exclude General Studies.
  • Typical BTEC Offer
BTEC Extended Diploma Pass Pass Pass.
  • Typical Access to HE Offer
Pass the Access to HE Diploma.
  • Additional Requirements
GCSEs: The University normally requires a minimum 3 GCSEs including Mathematics and English at Grade C/Grade 4 or above, or their equivalent but consideration is given to individual circumstances.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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