The Youth Work and Community Learning and Development degree is a multi-disciplinary programme. It consists of eighteen modules, studied over three years. If you come on the programme you will work in different settings (including specialist agencies, and community-based groups and organisations), have your own individual supervisor, and study a range of academic disciplines. The programme includes:
Year 1: Exploring the social context; exploring human growth and development; exploring pedagogy, learning and development; exploring management and evaluation; and reflection on professional practice.
Year 2: Helping and counselling skills; teaching and group work; developing youth work and community learning and development; practising management and evaluation; and reflection on professional practice.
Year 3: Professional judgement and ethics; community learning and development; developing management and evaluation; researching youth work and community learning and development; and reflection on professional practice.