Taught course

Youth and Community Work (JNC)

Institution
Wrexham Glyndwr University · School of Health, Social Care, Sport and Exercise Sciences
Qualifications
MAPGDip

Entry requirements

The academic requirements for the course are a good honours degree or appropriate professional qualification.

Previous experience of 200 hours in a youth and community work setting is required and must be evidenced. This can be gained in voluntary or paid work within the field of youth and community work. The programme team are able to advise students regarding volunteering and practice experience opportunities if required.

All applicants considered suitable will be interviewed, with those with disabilities or from relevant courses automatically being offered an interview.

Many modules will require you to be working in, or have access to, a suitable youth and community work practice environment in order for you to contextualise your learning and complete the assessments.

You will be required to complete an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance (previously known as CRB) so that a check can be made on your suitability for working with children and/or vulnerable adults.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MA Youth and Community Work (JNC) programme provides a unique opportunity to obtain a JNC professional youth work qualification, allowing students to register with the Education Workforce Council in Wales, and practice as a youth worker throughout the UK and further afield.

This programme is ideal for practitioners who would like to gain the JNC professional qualification, but may already hold a Bachelor’s Degree in another subject. The programme covers core topics, principles and values required to be a professional youth worker, whilst also allowing you to tailor your learning to your specialist area of practice.

The youth and community department at Wrexham Glyndwr University is regarded as the “home of youth work in Wales”, having offered education and training to the youth and community sector for more than 41 years. As such the department has excellent links with employers across North Wales, North West England, and the Midlands, and it works in partnership with organisations across the statutory, voluntary and third sector.

Delivered through a blended learning approach students will start each semester with an introductory residential weekend at our Wrexham Campus**, and then continue learning online with support from dedicated tutors – allowing you to study around your home and work commitments.

**cost of accommodation, if required, is not included in student fees and need to be met by the student.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    36 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    part time
    24 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Student Enquiries
Email
enquiries@glyndwr.ac.uk