BSc in Youth Development Work

Organizer:   UWI Open Campus

Target audience:   Community Workers, Parents, Policy Makers, Practitioners, Teachers

Time needed for completion:   1170 hours

The BSc in Youth Development Work is the first degree programme of its kind in the Commonwealth Caribbean. It was designed by the Undergraduate Programmes Department and the Social Welfare Training Centre (SWTC) of the UWI Open Campus in collaboration with the Commonwealth Youth Programme (CYP) Caribbean Centre to fill a need in Commonwealth Caribbean countries for standardised professional training for youth workers in government service, non-governmental organisations and community groups. The courses are designed to support student acquisition of a set of regionally agreed Level IV competencies for Youth Work.