When choosing what to study at Newman, it is important to make sure the subject suits your requirements. Make sure you consider: your strengths and interests, the style of the course and your long-term career aspirations.
A degree such as Youth & Community Work will enable you to gain a wide range of knowledge and practical skills which opens up a range of career options for you. Depending upon the exact content of your degree, you can look at jobs such as:
- Advice worker
- Community development worker
- Community education officer
- Family support worker
- Probation officer
- Social worker
- Teaching assistant
- Youth worker
Some of the above may require additional training.
Also as part of this degree you will gain many transferrable skills that many graduate employers will value, so do not restrict your thinking to the jobs listed above. Useful websites to explore your ideas are Prospects and Target Jobs.
What did Youth & Community Work graduates go on to do six months after graduation?
Two fifths of Youth and Community Work graduates employed in the UK are working as youth and community workers.
For a detailed breakdown of what Youth & Community Work graduates are doing six months after graduation, see What Do Graduates Do?
Here is a full description of Newman’s BA (Hons) degree in Youth & Community Work including entry requirements.