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Community and Youth Development (Honours), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #801 (QS) Dublin, Ireland
The Community and Youth Development (Honours) programme at the Institute of Technology Blanchardstown  is designed to provide students with the knowledge and experience to work in community and youth development work settings. 
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On successful completion of this programme, graduates are equipped to seek employment in different areas of community development and youth work. 

Graduates from the Community and Youth Development (Honours) programme at the Institute of Technology Blanchardstown can look forward to careers as community development workers, youth workers, programme co-ordinators, project workers, community educators, workers in justice diversion projects, probation service, school completion project workers and co-ordinators, information officers, community liaison officers in local authorities and evaluation and research officers. 

Graduates may also be employed in a variety of organisations working with youth, marginalised or disadvantaged groups, ethnic minorities, social economy enterprise projects. On completion of the programme graduates may gain employment in voluntary, statutory and private sector organisations or work with charities or non-governmental organisations (NGO’s) at a national or international level.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Fundamentals of Sociology
  • Introduction to Culture
  • Principles of Community Development
  • Skills for Success in Higher Education
  • Law Crime and Community

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Leaving Certificate applicants will require a H5 in any two higher level subjects and a 06/H7 in four other subjects, these subjects must include Maths and English or Irish
  • Foundation level mathematics will meet the minimum entry requirement where a grade F2 or higher is achieved.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13500 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3819 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3819 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Dublin

  • 1100 - 1800 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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


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