BA in Community Youth Work

Course Points
220
Course Duration
3 Years
Course Level
Level 7
Course Places
40 Places
Course Start Date
September 2018

Course Summary

This 3-year level 7 degree course aims to develop community youth work leaders who have a high level of knowledge, skills, competence and confidence in a range of activities to enable you to work in a community development and youth work setting.

Important notice about this course

Because of the nature of the placements on this course, applicants will be required to successfully pass Police/Garda vetting for all jurisdictions where the applicant was/is resident.

The main aim of this course is to develop community youth work leaders who have a high level of knowledge, skills, competence and confidence in a range of activities to enable you to work in a community development and youth work setting. 

Year 1 - Semester 1:
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Year 1 - Semester 2:
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Year 2 - Semester 1:
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Year 2 - Semester 2:
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Year 3 - Semester 1:
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Year 3 - Semester 2:

*Upon successful completion of Years One and Two, students may exit with a Higher Certificate Award. Upon successful completion of Year Three, students may exit with a Level 7 Ordinary Degree

Graduates of this course have a wide variety of career options available to them, including

  • Youth Worker
  • Community Development Officer
  • Garda Youth Diversion
  • Programme Co-Ordinator
  • Outreach Worker
  • Youth Advocacy

Successful candidates can progress on to the One-year, add-on B.A (Honours) in Community Youth Work at DkIT.

Please find information on fees and funding here: www.dkit.ie/fees 

Six Grades at O6 or H7 in Leaving Certificate

INCLUDING At least one H5 Grade, or minimum Points Score of 200

AND Mathematics Grade F2, O6 or H7

AND English Grade O6 or H7

OR Irish Grade O6 or H7

AND Test/Interview

Non-Standard Applicants:

The Institute will also consider non-standard applications from mature students or other qualifications. Mature students are those who will be 23 years of age, or over, on January 1 of the year of application.

All candidates will be asked to submit a Personal Statement and may be called for Interview.

Katherina Nugent (Programme Director)
Phone: +353 42 9370177
Email: katherina.nugent@dkit.ie

Course ID DK767
Level 7
Duration 3 Years
Points 220
Places 40
School School of Business & Humanities
Department Humanities
Awarding Body Dundalk Institute of Technology
Starting Date September 2018
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