Youth and Community Work

University College Cork


Course Name Youth and Community Work
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CYCW
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose National University of Ireland Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening, Online or Distance, Blended
Location (Districts) Limerick City, Cork City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment START DATE 7th September 2021
Application Date

Expand+CLOSING DATE 27th August 2021

During your online application you will be required to upload the following documents:

Birth Cert or Passport
Passport Photograph
English Language Test Report [if applicable]
NOTE: Once you have selected your c...

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Duration 1 year part-time.

This course runs one evening per week from September/October to May.

Time and day to be confirmed for outreach centres.(Blended online for 2021)
Course Fee €990
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Entry Requirements

Expand+The programme will be taken part-time.
Applicants for entrance into the Programme must be at least 21 years of age by 1 January of the year of application
Have Leaving Certificate (or equivalent qualification) or FETAC Level 5 qualification



Expand+Delivery Mode For Academic Year 2021/22

Following consultation with our students and programme teams, there will be a blended online approach for this programme for the 2021/22 academic year. This approach will allow for the multiple other persona...

Course Content

Expand+Course Outline
The Certificate in Youth and Community Work offers you the opportunity to develop professional skills and gain an understanding of the theory that guides good practice. It is a part-time course that explores approaches to working with...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1 Modules
SS1802: Introduction to Youth and Community Work (5 credits)
The module will examine the history and development of Youth and Community Work. Youth and Community Work will be explored and defined and the module will consider the valu...

Assessment Method Assessment is assignment based, there are no examinations. Assignments take a variety of forms including: reflective journals, essays, community profiles, research reports and placement reflection. Lecturers will cover assignment approaches. Two assignments are required per 10 credit module and one per five credit module. Assignments are handed in one week after a module ends. Assignment briefs and guidelines are available in the course handbook so information is available in advance.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+The course opens access to full time third level education. Past students have progressed to level 7, 8 and 9 courses in UCC, LIT, CIT, UL, NUI Maynooth, UCG and Mary Immaculate College. The Certificate was their first step to obtaining qualification...

Further Enquiries Programme Coordinator Christine Chasaide

Programme Administrator Siobhan Hosford
021 4904702
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