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MA Working for Children and Young People (Youth Work Initial Qualifying)

MA Working for Children and Young People (Youth Work Initial Qualifying)

Key information
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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Youth Work Childcare Skills Children / Youth (Social Work)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The MA Working for Children and Young People (Youth Work Initial Qualifying) incorporating the Postgraduate Diploma Youth and community work (Initial Qualifying) course is professionally endorsed by Education Training Skills Wales (ETS), and will enable you to qualify as a professional Youth and Community worker in one academic year. The course has been designed to reflect the changing statutory and voluntary social and education sector that embraces professionals working in Youth Work, community development, health, education, social care and youth justice.

The course focuses on inter-professional practice, and how the needs of children, young people, families and communities can best be met in a rapidly changing policy, strategic and operational context. Students will also develop leadership skills, together with a greater understanding of the policy and practice context of this specific area of professional work, through both academic learning and practical placements.

Assessment

The course includes lectures, seminars and tutorials as well as directed and independent study. Your dissertation research will be supervised by a member of the teaching team.

Our Careers and Employability Service

As a USW student, you will have access to advice from the Careers and Employability Service throughout your studies and after you graduate.

Our Careers service has dedicated teams: A central work experience team to help you find relevant placements; an employability development team which includes an employability programme called Grad Edge; and an Enterprise team focused on new business ideas and entrepreneurship.

Different course options

Full time | City Campus, Newport | 1 year | 28-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

28-SEP-20

Modules

Restorative Approaches - Core
Research Methods and project management skills - Core
Dissertation (18,000 words) - Core
Ethics, Reflection and Safeguarding - Core
Principles, policy and professional values of Youth Work - Core
Professional Practice - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£14,100

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

This innovative course is for graduates from a relevant academic background (2:2 or above) and profession, looking to gain both a JNC professional qualification in Youth Work and a postgraduate qualification.