The BA (Hons) Youth and Community Work (Youth Justice) degree allows you to qualify as a youth and community worker through an innovative specialised pathway in youth justice. Youth workers develop and co-ordinate programmes aimed at engaging young people, redressing inequalities, empowering individuals and maximising their potential.
This degree will prepare you for a career working with children and young people in a range of settings, helping them to enhance their personal, social and educational development.
As part of the Youth and Community Work course, you will gain the UK-wide, professionally recognised Joint Negotiating Committee qualification which is endorsed by the Education and Training Standards Wales.
You will expand your knowledge and skills to include critical, analytical and reflective thinking within a youth and community work setting. Our strong partnerships with local employers provide work placement opportunities to enhance your learning and employability.
- Adolescence and Wellbeing
- Academic Digital Skills for Research and Study
- Professional Values and Ethics in Youth Work
- Young People and Society
- Role of Youth and Community Worker 1
- Role of Youth and Community Worker 2
- Youth Work Management Skills and Integrated Practice in the Community
- Developing Effective Youth and Community Work (2)
- Developing Effective Youth and Community Work (1)
- Youth Justice
- Research Methods
- Individual and Group Facilitation Skills
- Interprofessional Practice
- Becoming a Critical and Reflective Practitioner 1 (Leadership)
- Becoming a Critical and Reflective Practitioner 2 (Supervision)
You can also qualify as a youth and community worker through our
BA (Hons) Youth and Community Work course.
The BA (Hons) Youth and Community Work (Youth Justice) is also available as a four year course including an integrated Foundation Year, and is designed for students who do not currently meet admissions criteria for direct entry onto the degree.
You will start by completing a foundation year, which provides well structured support, allowing you to develop your skills and knowledge before continuing onto the three year degree programme.