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Technology Enhanced Youth Work (Special Purpose Award Certificate, Level 9)


The overall objective is to equip youth workers with skills and analytical capabilities in the use of digital media in youth work. This course will be informed by an understanding of youth work principals and practice.


Entry Requirements

Candidates must be actively involved in youth work either as a volunteer or a paid employee working at least 5 hours per week with a registered youth work organisation or project. Candidates will need to have demonstrated an adequate level of English, for example IELTS 5.5.



Students will complete the modules on Critical Youth Work Theory after which they will undertake the modules in Technology Enhanced Youth Work.

Block   Introduction to Critical Youth Work Theory 

  1. Critical Youth Work Theory
  2. Collaboration in Youth Work
  3. Global Youth Work and Development Education.

Block   Technology Enhanced Youth Work

  1. Multi Media in Youth Culture
  2. Design and Develop Digital Content in Youth Work.
  3. Using Creative Multimedia for Youth Engagement



There will be a cross modular project for each block constituting 40% marks for each module. The subject of this will be agreed with the host youth organisation. There will be an essay or project for each module worth 40%. Students will complete a series of online questions based on the lectures which will count for 20% of the module mark.

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