Youth & Community Work

University College Cork


Course Name Youth & Community Work
Course Provider University College Cork
Alternative Provider(s) Limerick CFE - Mulgrave Street Campus
Course Code ACE-DYCW
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
Special Purpose Diploma (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose National University of Ireland Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Limerick City, Cork City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment START DATE September 2022
Application Date

Expand+CLOSING DATE 26 August 2022

How Do I Apply
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You will need access to a laptop or desktop computer running a modern supported operating system with all software update...

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Duration 2 years Part-Time

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

In UCC it will run on Tuesday evening from 6.00pm - 9.00pm.

In Limerick it will run on Tuesday evenings also.
Course Fee €990 per academic year
Entry Requirements

Expand+The programme will be taken part-time over a two-year period.

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 Leve...

Course Content

Expand+The Diploma 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 two year part-time course that explores approaches to working with groups in ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Modules are as follows:

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...

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+Skills and Careers Information
The course opens access to full time third level education. Past students have progressed to level 8 and 9 courses in UCC, LIT, CIT, UL, Maynooth and Mary Immaculate College. The Diploma was their first step to obtaini...

Further Enquiries For Academic Queries and Course Content Queries please contact the Programme Coordinator:

UCC Cork: Patricia McGrath,
Limerick outreach centre: Christine Chasaide,, 087 9461472

If you require further assistance with your online application please contact the Programme Administrator Siobhan Hosford at
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