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Foundation Degree in Work with Communities and Young People

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Course CodeE0140
Academic Year1819
Dates10th September 2018 to 28th June 2019
Times10:00 to 17:00
Location NameNuneaton Campus
AreaChild Development
Mode Of ProvisionPart Time
IntroductionThis 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. It offers an 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.
Study OutlineLevel 4 will give you a thorough overview of knowledge and skills required for community development and youth work. You can expect to study Policy, Principles and Values; Perspectives of Practice; The Professional Context and Applied Social Sciences. Level 5 will deepen and enhance your knowledge, you can expect to study Community in Context; Managing; Identity and Issue Based Work; and either a practice focused module - Developing Practice, or a research development module, negotiated.
Entry RequirementsOne years practical experience in a youth or community environment from any sector. All students must be working (paid or voluntary) in the sector for a minimum of 6 hours per week for the duration of the programme. 180 UCAS points + English/Maths GCSE or equivalent level 2 in English and working towards level 2 in Math's. Experienced and international students are welcomed and are considered on merit. UCAS Code: L590W
EquipmentAn enhanced DSB disclosure must be completed with the College prior to starting the course.
AttendanceFull-time (2 days per week), two years Part-time (1 day per week), three years You will also need to be working (paid or voluntary) within the field of youth and communities for a minimum of six hours per week. The location for this programme is run at the main Nuneaton campus.
AssessmentThis course attracts students from a wide range of backgrounds and teaching and assessment methods are varied to accommodate this. There are no exams on the programme, assessment is via coursework including timed case studies, essays, reports, presentations, case studies and reflective writings. There is an emphasis on experiential learning.
ProgressionProgression from this course is onto the Level 6 BA Hons Working in Integrated Services for Children and Young People.
Qualification Foundation Degree with a PTLLS Qualification
Awarding BodyDe Montfort University
Available Full-time?Y
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