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Main entry requirements
Typical offer: 96 UCAS Points or Grades CCC
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 96 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers50%
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Tuition fee & financial supportNot available
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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The course was developed in consultation with employers, practitioners and academics in the field and is professionally validated by the National Youth Agency on behalf of the Joint Negotiating Committee (which sets national grades and pay for youth workers.) You will undertake a compulsory and essential 300 hours placement in the first, second and third year. These offer local, national and global dimensions to youth and community work and will take place in two separate settings such as youth and community centres, schools, alternative education projects, women's refuges and community projects, housing, health, leisure and youth training schemes, resettlement projects, detached, outreach and mentoring projects. You will receive excellent academic and pastoral support from teaching staff who are professionals with substantial experience in the field of youth and community work.
Year 1: Community studies; welfare and social policy; working with groups; learning to learn; the youth work process and the role of youth work; placement. Year 2: Approaches to investigating society; dynamics of human relations; reflective learning; managing youth work; diversity and community; placement. Year 3: Multi agency working; young people in the community; neighbourhood, community and regeneration; placement; options: Global perspectives; issues in contemporary society; management skills; youth work in practice.
With a student body of around 13,000 you will get the best of all worlds at Bolton. You will be based on a modern, compact campus where no-one feels anonymous and, with small teaching groups on many courses, you can be sure you are a name, not just a number. Bolton itself is a friendly, thriving town close to the big cities of Manchester and Liverpool.
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