Youth and Community Work (with JNC Recognition) MSc


London Metropolitan University    School of Social Professions

Full time & Part time September, January MSc Full-time 1 year, Part-time 2 years
Social Work (32)

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Are you passionate about making a positive impact in the lives of young people and communities? Look no further than our Youth and Community Work (with JNC Recognition) MSc. This accredited programme will equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to become a JNC-qualified Professional Youth Worker and Community Development Practitioner. With a strong emphasis on practical experience, including a 400-hour placement, you'll gain hands-on experience working with young people and develop essential skills in areas such as trauma-informed practice and policy. Entry requirements include a second-class honours degree in a relevant subject or relevant work experience. Don't miss this opportunity to make a difference in this rewarding field.

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Why study this course?

This Youth and Community Work (with JNC recognition) MSc is a National Youth Agency (NYA) and Endorsements Standards Board (ESB) approved qualification. The course leads to Joint Negotiating Committee (JNC) recognition, which means you’ll become a JNC-qualified Professional Youth Worker and Community Development Practitioner when you successfully complete the course.

If you already hold JNC recognition, or have an existing Level 6 qualification from either the National Youth Agency (NYA) or the Endorsement and Quality Standards Boards for Community Development Learning (ESB), please see our Youth and Community Work (Advanced Practice) MSc instead.

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Entry Requirements

You'll be required to have:

- an undergraduate degree of second-class honours or above in a relevant social science subject/youth or community subject
- GCSE English at grade C/4 minimum (or equivalent)
- six-months' experience in a related area (eg paid/unpaid experience in community and youth organisations or charities)

We consider all applications on a case by case basis so even if you don't meet all of the requirements above, we may still consider your application.

In addition to the above, you'll also need to pass a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and a university interview.


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Where is London Metropolitan University
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