2013/14 Community Youth Work
The Programme top
The programme offers participants the opportunity to work towards a professional qualification in community youth work endorsed by the North South Education and Training Standards Committee for youth work [NSETS]. Most students tend to be full-time paid youth workers with an undergraduate degree in relevant discipline(s).
Structure and Content top
Students study for the PGD [the level required for the professional qualification in community youth work] for 2 years [4 semesters] and an additional 1 year for the Masters by dissertation.
Advanced interpersonal skills
Advanced Social Policy.
Working in Communities.
Postgraduate in-situ and ex-agency placements.
Supervision, leadership and management.
Critical reflective practice and research.
Duration and Mode of Attendance top
2 years for PGD and an additional 1 year for MSc.
One day [normally Monday] for 2 years PGD and an additional 1 year for Masters.
Entry Conditions top
Teaching Methods and Assessment top
Assignments, group presentations, journals and portfolios. There are no examinations for either the PGD or MSc.
Professional Recognition top
Careers And Postgraduate Opportunities top
Frequently Asked Questions top
A. In the past the Youth Council for N. I. have offered bursaries for this programme. Depending on future funding this may remain the case.
Q. What day will the course run?
A. The course will run on Mondays.