Christian Youth Work Training

YMCA ~ PGDip / MA Youth Work and Community Learning and Development

Course link:
Exit awards:
PGDip / MA Youth Work and Community Learning and Development
Academic validation:
Coventry University
Professional validation:
JNC Professional Grade Youth Worker (England & Wales)
Mode and duration:
PT 2 years to complete. Distance learning (subject to validation) 3 years to complete
PT at YMCA George Williams College
PT £6,500 for full MA. Reduced price for PGDIP only. YMCA staff are entitled to a 10% discount on this course!
Entry requirements:
BA(Hons) degree at 2:ii or above and substantial experience of working with young people (usually 2 years) – however prospective students should contact the College if they are over 21 and feel they do not meet these requirements
Exit possibilities:
A significant number of people on our programmes work in youth work and community learning and development settings. These include churches and faith organisations, children’s centres and youth organisations, schools and colleges, hostels and third sector organisations. They also work in the public sector (including health services, youth justice and social work) and in commercial organisations

Having studied at a postgraduate professional and academic level, you will be equipped to manage and lead strategic and sustainable change in the contexts in which you work. You will be able to use enhanced practice oriented research skills and develop the ability to contribute to and lead on current practice debates through engagement with current concepts, fellow students and staff and through reflection on practice. In short, the PG Dip /MA Youth Work and Community Learning and Development offer preparation for a wide range of enhanced career opportunities

This is a course from YMCA George Williams College


199 Freemasons Road
Canning Town
E16 3PY

Mark Chase
020 7540 4926
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YMCA George Williams College is the only specialist college in the UK with 43 years of delivering excellence in youth work training. We value the development of the whole person – mind, body and spirit.

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