Foundation Degree in Work with Communities and Young People - UCAS Code WCYP

Apply From: 15th of February 2019
Application Deadline:
Start Date: Ongoing

Foundation Degree in Work with Communities and Young People

This course will provide an accredited qualification and an opportunity for continuing professional development both for workers with a wealth of experience and those who are looking to establish themselves in the field of Youth and Community Practice. It offers a transformative learning experience with the opportunity to understand and develop practice underpinned by relevant theory. Students will discuss, analyse and explore issues relating to both young people and community development work. Graduates have progressed into a range of careers in sectors such as education, youth work, youth justice, plus many more.

Course cost: £5950 per year
Duration: 2 Years
Credit Value: 240

College Referance Code: N79

Course Units
Year 1

  • Perspectives on Practice
  • Professional Context
  • Applied Social Science
  • Policy, Principles and Values

Year 2

  • Research Proposals
  • Community in Context
  • Identity and Issue Based Work
  • Negotiation and Management

Entry Requirements
64 UCAS Points

Course Assessment
Throughout the programme there is a variety of assessment such as, group assignments, case studies, presentations, individual assignments, individual reflective assignments and creation of a product.

Progression Opportunities
Students who have graduated with a Foundation Degree in Working with Communities and Young People (level 5) will be able to complete a BA Honours (level 6) in Working with Integrated Service for Children and Young People (In partnership with University of West London ) or BA Honours (Level 6) Working with Communities and Young People (In partnership with De-Montfort University)

Additional Costs and Information

  • Students are expected to have 6 hours in practice either paid or voluntary
  • Appropriate placement will be discussed during the interview
  • Student’s induction will take at De-Montfort University
  • All Students will be enrolled at NWHC and DMU. This offers a wide range of facilities such as library at both campuses. Online library and resources through my DMU and Moodle
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