BSc Youth Development Work

Programme Advising

BSc Youth Development Work

Academic Year 2016/2017

 

PROGRAMME  DELIVERY DEPARTMENT: B.Sc. YOUTH DEVELOPMENT WORK

 Programme Advising for Academic Year 2016/17

 ADVICE  FOR MANAGING YOUR COURSE LOAD

For the working adult we recommend a maximum of 3 courses for semesters 1 & 2 and no more than 2 in summer.
 
FOUN course codes: These are level one courses that should be completed before you take level 2.
Foundation courses have a final face-to-face exam
The core YDEW courses are 100% continuous assessment (do not carry final examinations)

    Note:

  • Semesters 1 and 2 each have 13-14 weeks of tuition
  • Summer has 7-9 weeks of tuition

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Course Code  FOUN1501
Level 1
Course Name
 Foundation for Learning Success
Semester
 1 & 2
Pre-requisite
 None
Course Selection Guide

All students are required to take this course at the start of this programme. It is a core competency that you will require throughout its duration. If you choose to take only one course – this course must be selected.

TIP: To move on to Level 2 courses, students must successfully pass this course.
100 % Continuous Assessment (no final examination) 
 

 

Course Code  FOUN1001
Level 1
Course Name
 English for Academic Purposes
Semester
1, 2 & Summer
Pre-requisite
 ELPT - English Language Proficiency Test
Course Selection Guide
If your Offer Letter from Admissions indicates that you are required to take the ELPT then you must first pass this test before you are allowed to do FOUN 1001.

Students requiring ELPT, the earliest offer is: August, 2016

For those students requiring ELPT - the exam schedule is posted during the year by the Registry on the Department’s Web Page at: http://www.open.uwi.edu/undergraduate/home

TIP: If you already passed the ELPT you should register for FOUN1001 in Semester 1.  To move on to Level 2 courses students must successfully pass this course.

 

Course Code  YDEW1000
Level 1
Course Name
 Youth Development Work: Introduction to Theory and Practice
Semester
 1 
Pre-requisite
 None
Course Selection Guide
 

 

Course Code  SOCI1002
Level 1
Course Name
 Introduction to Sociology
Semester
 1
Pre-requisite
 None
Course Selection Guide

Should be taken in Semester 1 only if you do not have the requirement to take FOUN1001.

This course is a prerequisite for YDEW1001, which will be offered in Semester 1 of Year 2. It should be completed by Semester 2 of Year 1.

 

Course Code  FOUN1210
Level 1
Course Name
 Science, Medicine and Technology in Society
Semester
1, 2 & Summer
Pre-requisite
 None
Course Selection Guide
 

 

Course Code  SOCI1001
Level 1
Course Name
 Introduction to Social Research
Semester
 2
Pre-requisite
 None
Course Selection Guide
 

 

Course Code  YDEW1001
Level 1
Course Name
 Sociology of Youth
Semester
 2
Pre-requisite
 SOCI1002
Course Selection Guide
 

 

Course Code  GOVT1000
Level 1
Course Name
 Introduction to Political Institutions and Analysis
Semester
 Summer
Pre-requisite
 None
Course Selection Guide
 

 

Course Code  YDEW2001
Level 1
Course Name
 Contemporary Issues in Youth Development
Semester
 Summer
Pre-requisite
 YDEW1000
Course Selection Guide
 

 

END OF ACADEMIC YEAR 2016/17 (Level I)


YEARS 2 & 3                                             August 2016 – July 2017 (Level II)


LEVELS 1 & 2


Before taking a Level 2 course, students are required to successfully pass a minimum of eight (8) Level 1 courses.

TIP: Second Year students

  • Complete the courses FOUN1501 before moving to Level 2 courses
  • Pass all Level 1 pre-requisite courses before registering at Level 2
Course Code  ECON1000
Level 2
Course Name
 Principles of Economics 
Semester
 1
Pre-requisite
 None
Course Selection Guide
 

 

Course Code  PSYC1000
Level 2
Course Name
 Introduction to Psychology: Social, Developmental and Abnormal
Semester
1 & 2
Pre-requisite
 None
Course Selection Guide
 

 

Course Code YDEW2002
Level 2
Course Name
Applied Social Research: Youth Research Project Practicum
Semester
1 & 2
Pre-requisite
SOCI1001
Course Selection Guide
 NOTE
  • This is a 6-credits course.
  • Registration is required only in semester 1.
  • Part 1 is offered in semester 1.
  • Part 2 is offered in semester 2.
  • Grades are not published until part 2 is completed in semester 2

 

Course Code YDEW2000 
Level 2
Course Name
Youth Development Work: Personal and Professional Development
Semester
1
Pre-requisite
None
Course Selection Guide
 


Course Code YDEW2003
Level 2
Course Name
Youth Governance and Participation
Semester
2
Pre-requisite
YDEW1001
Course Selection Guide
 

 

Course Code YDEW2004
Level 2
Course Name
Management and Leadership Skills for Youth Work
Semester
Summer
Pre-requisite
YDEW2000
Course Selection Guide
 

 

Course Code YDEW2005
Level 2
Course Name
Health, Safety and Well-Being in Youth Work
Semester
Summer
Pre-requisite
YDEW2000
Course Selection Guide
 

  

  YEARS 2 & 3                                     August 2016 – July 2017 (Level III)


 

Course Code YDEW2006
Level 3
Course Name
Youth Entrepreneneurship and Sustainable Livlihoods
Semester
1
Pre-requisite
YDEW2000/ECON1011
Course Selection Guide

 

Course Code YDEW2007
Level 3
Course Name
Youth and Sustainable Development
Semester
1
Pre-requisite
YDEW2000
Course Selection Guide

 

Course Code YDEW2015
Level 3
Course Name
Developmental Psychology
Semester
1
Pre-requisite
YDEW1000
Course Selection Guide

 

Course Code  YDEW3000
Level 3
Course Name
Youth Development Work: Networks,Partnerships and Resources
Semester
2
Pre-requisite
YDEW2000
Course Selection Guide

 

Course Code YDEW3002
Level 3
Course Name
Youth Advocacy:Principles andTools (4)
Semester
2
Pre-requisite
YDEW2000
Course Selection Guide

 

 

Course Code YDEW3003
Level 3
Course Name
Youth AdvocacyL ICTs in Youth Work (4)
Semester
Summer
Pre-requisite
YDEW3002
Course Selection Guide

 

Course Code YDEW3004
Level 3
Course Name
Supporting Youth in Grief and Trauma (3)
Semester
Summer
Pre-requisite
YDEW2000/PSYC2015
Course Selection Guide

 

Course Code YDEW3005
Level 3
Course Name
Peace, Conflict Resolution and Mediation (3)
Semester
1
Pre-requisite
PSYC2015
Course Selection Guide

 

Course Code YDEW3006
Level 3
Course Name
Strategic Planning and Programme Management for Youth Work (4)
Semester
2
Pre-requisite
YDEW3000
Course Selection Guide

 

Course Code YDEW3001
Level 3
Course Name
Working with Youth in Community and Organizational Settings Practicum
Semester
1 & 2
Pre-requisite
YDEW1001/YDEW2000
Course Selection Guide  NOTE
  • This is a 6-credits course.
  • Registration is required only in semester 1.
  • Part 1 is offered in semester 1.
  • Part 2 is offered in semester 2.
  • Grades are not published until part 2 is completed in semester 2
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