Youth Work

University College Cork


Course Name Youth Work
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKC01
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters PG Dip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 3 September 2020
Application Date

Expand+Applications for academic year 2020/2021 are open.

EU Applicants: UCC operates a rounds closing date system for the majority of postgraduate taught courses, which means offers are made four times a year on a rolling basis. Some courses have one s...

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PAC Application Information

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1. Choose Course

Firstly choose your course. Applicants can apply for up to three courses under one application. Details of taught courses are available on our online prospectus.

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Course Practicalities
The Postgraduate Diploma in Youth Work is available on a full-time basis only. The programme is delivered over one academic year from the date of first registration for the programme. Students take modules to the va...

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Entry Requirements

Expand+Applicants will normally have achieved a minimum grade of a 2H2 in an Honours degree. Candidates will be normally be graduates from cognate disciplines, including but not limited to: Social Science, Education (incl. Sports Studies), Social Work, Earl...

Course Content

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The Postgraduate Diploma in Youth Work is ideally suited to enthusiastic, fun-loving, critical-thinking, and creative people who are motivated to impact positively in young people’s lives. Youth work encompasses a broad and diver...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Students take 60 credits as follows:

Semester 1 Credits
SS6020 Principles and Practice of Youth Work (10 credits)
SS6036 Youth Work: Skills for Working with Individuals and Groups (10 credits)
SS6022 Youth, Ethics and Welfare (5 credits)

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Students are facilitated to engage in high-level professional education through academic study and work placements, ensuring that the skills you develop will be at the forefront of professional youth work practice. Through participation in the progra...

Further Enquiries Dr. Pat Leahy
Tel: 021 4902228
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