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Christian Youth Work Training

Training with qualifications: Higher Education (Levels 4 - 7)

Courses validated by universities. Level 4 is a Certificate in Higher Education and equivalent to completing the first year of an undergraduate degree. Level 5 is a Diploma in Higher Education or Foundation Degree and equivalent to completing the first two years of an undergraduate degree. Level 6 is an Ordinary or Honours Degree and Level 7 is a Masters Degree. See additional notes.
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CYM ~ BA (Hons) Youth Work, Communities and Practical Theology

Three year full-time or part-time equivalent degree course validated by Staffordshire University and incorporating professional validation (JNC) through the NYA (in England) or NSETS (in Ireland); combining term time teaching days at the regional centre (one day weekly in Ireland - Youthlink NI Belfast; two days fortnightly Midlands - St John’s Nottingham) and learning in a professional practice agency (a church or faith based organisation).  Each student has a practice tutor to work one to one with them to complete their practice portfolio and gain their professional qualification.  We can help you find a suitable practice agency where you would be based and engaged in youth work weekly.  You also have the opportunity to complete two shorter placements in contrasting settings to broaden your experience and enhance your employment potential.  Eligible for student loans.

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CYM ~ MA in Chaplaincy with Children and Young People

A blended learning, three year part-time course in chaplaincy with children and young people for potential, new and experienced chaplains.  This is taught in partnership with the Centre for Chaplaincy with Children and Young People based at St Johns College Nottingham.  This course includes two four day study blocks each year for the first two years.  The course draws on a range of experienced chaplains to deliver and support students including core CYM staff.  This course is eligible for a postgraduate student loan.

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CYM ~ MA Professional Practice and Practical Theology

The MA in Professional Practice and Practical Theology offers experienced workers and graduate entrants to professional ministry roles a qualification that will help sharpen their theological understanding and enhance their practice. Developed in consultation with CYM graduates, employers and practice specialists this postgraduate qualification offers the opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills required for contemporary Christian work with children and families, youth ministry and other ministry and mission contexts.  The course takes three years part time and includes two four day study blocks a year in the first two years. This course is eligible for a postgraduate student loan.

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CYM ~ MA Youth & Community Work and Practical Theology

The MA in Youth and Community Work and Practical Theology incorporates a JNC professional youth work qualification through endorsement by the National Youth Agency.  This is achieved at postgraduate diploma level which takes two years part time and includes two four day study blocks a year with optional study days and the support of a practice tutor to help you complete your JNC portfolio. This course is ideal for those who are graduates in another discipline and or who have moved into youth work from another profession. The completion of a dissertation leads to the MA. This course is eligible for a postgraduate student loan.

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ForMission ~ BA (Hons) in Theology, Mission and Ministry

The course combines theological and biblical study with a mission emphasis and practical youth work experience. You will gain an understanding of Christian missional theology and explore the foundations of Christian belief, practice and missional ministry within your chosen training context/work-based learning.  Throughout the degree you will undertake study at your local Campus, whilst engaging in a range of work-based learning activities, designed to develop your skills in youth mission and ministry.

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