B.A. On Campus

Youth and Community Work (Hons)

University of Huddersfield

36 months
15000 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The B.A. in Youth and Community Work (Hons) at University of Huddersfield is ideal for students that would like to work with young people and help them reach their full potential, or play a part working in the community with local groups, our degree helping them get the qualification and experience needed. 


About the Youth and Community Work (Hons)  program offered by University of Huddersfield

  • This course scored 100% for overall satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2021.
  • The course is endorsed by the National Youth Agency and recognised by the Joint Negotiating Committee for Youth and Community Work. That means that on successful completion of the course you'll achieve recognised status as a professional Youth Worker. This could help you stand out from the crowd as you start your career.
  • We’ll give you the opportunity to gain a wider knowledge and understanding of government policies, as well as the current theories and strategies to do with how young people act. You’ll also have the chance to study a wide range of broader topics, including controversial issues like what society can do to prevent child sexual exploitation or violent extremism.
  • The course is designed to be an extremely practical introduction to your subject. In fact, we aim to give you at least 800 hours of practical, hands-on experience in a wide range of settings. Students have completed placements in youth projects, theatre, music or other arts-based work, high school pastoral teams and alternative education settings. Other students have been on placements in prisons, probation services, community alcohol and drug programmes and in services addressing mental health, child sexual exploitation, gangs, violence and sex and relationships education. With such an emphasis on placements and work experience, the course is a great opportunity to develop your practical knowledge and skills – exactly what employers in the real world are looking for.


This course provides a much sought after professional Youth Work qualification endorsed by the [National Youth Agency|] and recognised by the Joint Negotiating Committee for Youth and Community Work. This course could enable you to consider a wide range of careers in youth and community settings, including youth offending teams, housing associations, organisations supporting people with alcohol and drug issues and community centres. Previous graduates have also progressed into teaching, social work and learning disability support worker roles.

91.7% of graduates from this subject area at Huddersfield go on to work and/or further study within six months of graduating.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Foundations for Practice
  •  Self Society and Welfare
  •  Perspectives in Learning and Development
  •  Theories and Strategies for Learning
  •  Working in Community Settings
  •  People in Action: Work with Individuals and Groups
  •  Social Policy and Inclusion
  •  Languages and Communication for Effectiveness and Inclusion

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Apply through UCAS

  • BBC at A Level or equivalent.
  • 112 UCAS tariff points from a combination of Level 3 qualifications or from International Baccalaureate qualifications.
  • Merit at T Level.
  • DMM in BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma.
  • Access to Higher Education Diploma with 45 Level 3 credits at Merit or above.
  • GCSE English Language at grade 4 or above, or grade C or above if awarded under the previous GCSE grading scheme.
  • Have experience of working on a paid or voluntary basis, with young people or community groups.
  • Provide an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Huddersfield

600 - 1000 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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