University of Wales
Youth Work and Social Education (ETS Endorsed) MA (PG)
University of Wales

Course modalities offered

Key Course Facts

Salary

Salary of all UK Graduates of

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £29821 £25150 £29857
25-75 percentile range £24771 - £35770 £18886 - £32933 £21689 - £41100

Course Description

The purpose of the Youth Work and Social Education (ETS Endorsed) (PG Cert, PG Dip, MA) programmes is to equip students with the skills, knowledge and understanding to become effective, professionally qualified Youth Workers. The programmes are professionally endorsed by ETS Wales, offering a professional qualification in Youth Work.

Reasons to study Youth Work and Social Education (MA) (ETS):

Gain a professionally endorsed qualification* and an academic postgraduate qualification

Explore practice with young people and their communities through engaging in youth work placement opportunities in wide-ranging young people and community settings

UWTSD is the only place where you can study this degree through the medium of Welsh

Enthusiastic, supportive and bilingual staff who are professionally qualified in the field with recognised expertise.

Emphasis on individual personal and social development. Students also benefit from small group teaching in a supportive learning environment.

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Entry Requirements / Admissions


Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Youth Work and Social Education (ETS Endorsed), MA (PG), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

All applicants will be required to provide a satisfactory enhanced disclosure Child and Adult Workforce document from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). **Applicants will normally be required to hold an Honours degree** Applicants with vocational qualifications and experiences will also be considered. Due to the professional endorsement of the degree programme, all applicants need to have at least 200 hours of recent and relevant Youth Work experience.

Costs

Tuition Fees Youth Work and Social Education (ETS Endorsed) MA (PG)

EU £7800
England UK £7800
Northern Ireland £7800
Scotland £7800
Wales £7800
Channel Islands £7800
International £15000

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

About University of Wales

The University of Wales (UW) is a confederal university located in Cardiff, Wales. This university was the very first to exist in Wales, and now operates a highly rated research centre, the Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies. In addition, UW also has a centre used for studying and conferences in Gregynog, Newtown.

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Where is this programme taught

Carmarthen Campus
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