30/06/2021

Categories: Community Development and Youth, Undergradute

Busting the Myths of Community Work

Community studies can make a huge difference to people’s lives, but job roles are often misunderstood. So what do you know about the community work process?

Working with local communities is something that can give your life so much meaning. A lot of youth and community workers begin on this career path for altruistic reasons, because they have a deep desire to help others.

If this sounds familiar, the University of Bolton’s range of undergraduate courses could be for you. There are so many components of community work that make it worthwhile, so here we bust some myths and shine the light on what it’s really like to be in this profession.

Myth: You only work in poor communities

One of the components of community work is working with impoverished communities, but this isn’t always the case. There are many different types of youth and community work, which means you’ll get to enjoy diversified workplace learning and a whole variety of experiences.

The best thing about this field of study is that you’ll pick up transferable skills that can be easily applied to any community work process, whether you’re working with youths, families, women or elderly service users.

You’ll meet people from all walks of life, both rich and poor, both highly educated and undereducated. The most important thing is that you’ll be able to change their lives for the better through the support you provide, no matter their background.

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BA (Hons) BA (Hons) Community Development and Youth Work (endorsed route)
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BA (Hons) BA (Hons) Community Development and Youth Work with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BA (Hons) BA (Hons) Community Development and Youth Studies
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BA (Hons) BA (Hons) Community Development and Youth Studies with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

MA MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism)
Full-time
Mode of study
12 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MA MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism): Extended
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MA MA Community Development and Youth Studies
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc MSc Human Society (with specialism)
Full-time
Mode of study
12 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc MSc Human Society (with specialism): Extended
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

University of Bolton

BA (Hons) BA (Hons) Community Development and Youth Work (endorsed route)
Part-time
Mode of study
4.5 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BA (Hons) BA (Hons) Community Development and Youth Studies
Part-time
Mode of study
54 months
Duration
96
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

MA MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism)
Part-time
Mode of study
24 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MA MA Community Development and Youth Studies
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc MSc Human Society (with specialism)
Part-time
Mode of study
24 months
Duration

University of Bolton

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