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Youth & Community Work (JNC)

BA (Hons)
Youth & Community Work (JNC)

Silver Award

Rated silver in Teaching Excellence Framework

800 Hours

800 hours supervised fieldwork practice with a placement in each year of study


Gain a JNC professional qualification in Youth Work alongside your degree

UCAS code: L593

Year of entry: 2019 2020

UCAS Tariff: 112

Duration: 3 YRS (FT) 6 YRS (PT)

Institution code: G53

Location: Wrexham

Why choose this course?

This exciting course is specially designed for those wanting to work positively with children, young people, marginalised groups and communities.

You will:

  • learn youth work methods, values and engagement skills for working to support individuals and groups with their personal, social and political development
  • gain a professional youth work qualification endorsed by Education Training Standards Wales
  • spend over a third of your time in placement activities 
  • be able to register with the Education Workforce Council in Wales as a Youth Worker upon successful completion of the course
  • have opportunities for a part-funded placement through the Erasmus programme
  • enjoy the benefits of studying in a department with 42 years’ experience, links with employers across North Wales, North West England, and the Midlands, and partnerships with organisations across the statutory, voluntary and third sector
  • have the option to study a faith-based route in the first year and exit with a Certificate in Higher Education Youth and Community Work (faith-based), or to top up to the full degree and JNC Qualification*.

*Students on the faith-based route that wish to gain the full JNC professional qualification will need to complete a further 20 credit module at level 4

You can also choose to study this course as a foundation year BA (Hons) Youth and Community Work (JNC) (with foundation year)  UCAS code: 4KWS


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The lectures: learning new concepts and being able to discuss these with lecturers and my fellow students is what i enjoyed most about my course.

- Lucy Phillips, BA (Hons) Youth and Community Work

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