Youth Work

University College Cork


Course Name Youth Work
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code PDYW
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: 5 September 2022
Closing Date: 11 March 2022
Application Date

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Duration 1 year full-time.
Course Fee

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The EU fee for this course is €6,130.

The Non-EU fee for this course is €16,400.

If your course required a deposit, that figure will be deducted from your second semester fee payment in January.

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Entry Requirements

Applicants will normally have achieved a minimum grade of a Second Class Honours Grade II in a primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8). Candidates will be normally be graduates from cognate disciplines, including but not limited to: Socia...


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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 value of 60 ...

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 diverse...

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)
SS6037 ...

Number of Credits 60 credits
Careers or Further Progression

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What can I do after I graduate with a Postgraduate Diploma in Youth Work?
Students are facilitated to engage in high-level professional education through academic study and work placements, ensuring that the skills yo...

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