Full-time: 1 year Part-time: 2 years
Study mode
Full-time & Part-time
Other costs
Other costs apply

About this course

Postgraduate Diploma in Working with Young People (Youth Work) is a new innovative programme that has been developed with employers and stakeholders from across the region.

The programme is designed for graduates who are either already working within the sector or wishing to pursue a change of career.

Students successfully completing the course will be awarded a Postgraduate Diploma in Working with Young People (Level 7-120 credits) with JNC endorsement.

It is envisaged that students who graduate will secure employment opportunities within a broad range of organisational settings. These include youth support services, children’s services and third sector voluntary youth organisations.

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements: An Honours or pass degree, a GCSE in English Language at grade C or above and GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or above (or equivalent qualifications) are required. All applicants need to complete a minimum of 120 hours experience within a youth work setting, Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) check and Health Declaration and undergo an interview

If English is not your first language: IELTS 6.5 (including 6.5 in academic writing) or a TOEFL score of 575 (paper-based) or 232 (computer-based) or equivalent

Start dates: September

Application process:
Direct Entry Application Form