De Montfort University Youth and Community Development

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De Montfort University Youth and Community Development

Youth Work and Community Development BA (Hons)

 Youth and Community Development allows you to work alongside the professionals in practical work placements in order to effectively support and empower young people. A highly flexible degree, you will learn a proven set of transferable skills which enable you to work in a wide range of areas.

Entry requirements

Reasons to study Youth Work and Community Development BA (Hons) at DMU:

  • 97% graduate employability
    students are in work or study within six months of graduating (DLHE 2014/15)
  • 100% of YWCD students
    felt that they had developed personally during their course, while 94% reported that they were satisfied overall with their course in the 2016 National Student Survey
  • Validated by the National Youth Agency
    and professionally recognised by the Joint Negotiating Committee
  • Established reputation of more than 55 years
    with one of the UK’s largest youth work teaching and research teams
  • Innovative teaching by award-winning academic
    who won a National Teaching Fellow for inspiring work #DMUglobal 
  • Practical work placements
    and volunteer opportunities within the sector enhance your learning experience
  • £12million investment
    in our Faculty’s facilities which include first-class teaching spaces
  • #DMUglobal international experience initiative
    Some students have visited France, Russia and Taiwan
  • Rated in the top 10 most popular universities in the UK by UCAS, find out more #ichoseDMU


At DMU, we are committed to helping our graduates enhance their careers and personal development through further study. We are proud to currently offer a scholarship for this course.

Vice-Chancellor’s Sports Scholarship
Up to £6,000 worth of support available to full-time UK and EU undergraduate and postgraduate students, starting in September 2016. For more information visit our Vice-Chancellor’s Sports Scholarship page.