Youth Work, Communities And Practical Theology BA (Hons)

Location Institute For Children, Youth And Mission
Duration 6 Years
Course start September
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Institute For Children, Youth And MissionPart-time2018/19 Academic YearApply Direct
Institute For Children, Youth And MissionPart-time2019/20 Academic YearApply Direct

Course content

This degree aims to equip you inspired by your faith, to build relationships with young people from all backgrounds and to demonstrate to them the values of the Kingdom of God. The course also equips you to work with young people and community groups in the statutory and wider youth and community work sector as it includes the professional JNC youthwork qualification. Combining interactive and creative teaching days with practical application in youth work and ministry settings, the course is designed to support the development of your knowledge, skills and abilities to engage with young people in churches, community and statutory settings both professionally and imaginatively. You are based on a practice agency and travel for teaching to Nottingham and Belfast.

Teaching and learning

Based in a practice agency for three years with regular attendance in your chosen teaching centre

• YEAR 1:Working with Young People &Communities, Biblical Studies, Group Work & Teams, Human Development, Spirituality & Pastoral Care, Approaches to Pedagogy, Professional Practice

• YEAR 2: Management, Working with Diversity, Practical Theology, Community Work & Cultural Studies, Ethics & Values, Mission & Church, Professional Practice

• YEAR 3: Leadership & Ministry, Research Methods, Faith & Justice, Social Policy & Professional Practice, Dissertation or Professional Practice Evaluation, 2 x optional modules


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