BA (with Honors) in Youth Work

Key Points

  • Work permit while you study

  • Permiso de Trabajo Post Graduación por 12 meses

  • Start dates: September

  • Duration: 1 year

  • Level 8 qualification

  • Type: Full Time
  • Hours: Daytime
  • Tuition Fee: From 9,950 € / year

  • Scholarships available

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The BA (Hons) in Youth Work provides a one-year complement to BA Youth Work graduates that prepares students for employment in youth work and in the community work. This honors degree course will facilitate the education of community youth work professionals capable of critically analyzing the policy / practice structures that shape professional activities.

Career options

This exciting course offers a wide range of career opportunities in areas such as:

  • Youth Worker
  • Garda Youth Diversion Coordinator
  • Youth Services Manager
  • Program coordinator
  • Extension worker
  • Defense of youth
  • Completion Coordinator

Program structure

Semester 1


  • Research project 1
  • Youth work in the digital age
  • Conflict transformation
  • Youth Labor Law and Policy
  • Ethical practice

Semester 2


  • Research project 2
  • Addiction in a youth work context
  • Youth Work Management
  • The work of young people as agents of change
  • Modern youth work

Admission requirements

  • A minimum of a 50% grade in the final year of a Bachelor’s degree (level 7) in Community Youth Work.
  • IELTS 6.0 or higher (or its internationally recognized equivalent).

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