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Diploma in Youth and Community Work (UCC ACE) | CC032 (29 Weeks Blended Learning) September Enrolment

Course Overview

Accreditation NFQ LEVEL 7 (60 CREDITS)
Course Code:
CC032 | TUE 19.00-22.00
€990 per year

This Diploma focuses on combing exploration of social theory and professional skill building. It equips students to work with intervention agencies or access full time degree courses. The UCC Lecturing Team combine their academic learning with extensive experience of working in Youth and Community organisations which facilitates a unique contribution of experiential learning in the classroom.

Delivery Style

Semester 1 will be Blended Learning.

Lectures in Groups of 7-10 alternated

with Virtual Classroom delivery.


Method of Assessment

There are no exams. The course is

evaluated through a combination

of learning journal entries, oral

presentations, a community profile,

essays, a research report and a project


Apply on line through ucc.ie at


Further Information

Contact Christine Chasaide

Phone: 087 946 1472

Email: c.chasaide@ucc.ie

Apply for this Course
Programme Description

Year 1

  • Core Skills of Youth and Community Work,

  • Introduction to Youth and Community Work

  • Principles and Practices in Youth and Community Work

  • Introduction to Research Methods.

    Year 2

  • Social Analysis

  • Disadvantage and Social Exclusion

  • Models of Youth and Community Work

  • Managing Youth and Community Work Projects

  • Placement Practic

  • there will be a 70 hour Placement during second year.

This provision is co-funded by the Irish Government and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning 2014 – 2020.