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UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES

PROFESSIONAL AND MINISTERIAL FORMATION

FOR EMERGING LEADERS WITH VISION

BA (HONS) IN PRACTICAL THEOLOGY
(COMMUNITY YOUTH WORK)

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CYM grounds you in your faith and professionally it sets you up for life skills, youth work and to do ministry.

CYM Graduate
(Now Line Manager)

Overview

This BA Honours degree in Practical Theology (Community Youth Work) with endrosed by the National Youth Agency (JNC) offers a professional qualification for those wishing to work in a range of youth and community and faith-based contexts, combined with essential understandings for youth ministry. As a whole, the degree aims to equip you inspired by your faith, to build relationships with young people from all backgrounds and to demonstrate to them the values of the Kingdom of God. The course also equips you to work with young people and community groups in the statutory and wider youth and community work sector…

COURSE Title

BA (Hons) in Practical Theology (Community Youth Work) 

ENDORSED BY

NYA for Professional Youthwork status (JNC)

LOCATION​

CYM Nottingham

Validated By

Newman University

COST

Annual Fees £7840 *

DURATION

Full Time: 3 Years
Part Time: 4-5 Years 

UCAS course COde

V690

INSTITUTION CODE

N36

* some students pay for an overnight stay 1 night per fortnight

 

Combining interactive and creative teaching days with practical application in youth work and ministry settings, the course is designed to support the development of your knowledge, skills and abilities to engage with young people in churches, community and statutory settings both professionally and imaginatively.

Studying on this programme will enable you to gain:
Learning in, and from practice

For the duration of the course, you will be placed in a church or other appropriate setting where your professional formation as a Christian Youth and Community Worker be rooted in ongoing practice.

You will also engage in 1-1 tutorials with experienced professionals, and participate in small group activities that, together, support the application of learning within your practice and attend to your personal and professional formation.

Academic and Pastoral Support

You will receive support from a dedicated line manager and other colleagues within these contexts, as well as a dedicated team within the theological college who oversee all aspects of your studies.

Alongside the interactive lectures and seminars, you will be part of a facilitated peer formation group and are supported internally by a personal tutor and externally by an experienced practitioner in the field.To find out what modules you will study, download our Course outline.*

 

* Changes to modules: we comply with Newman University general academic regulations. Please review the additional course information and terms and conditions. 

Validated By

Endorsed By

100% OF CYM STUDENTS ASKED IN A RECENT NSS SURVEY DEFINITELY AGREED  THAT THEY WERE SATISFIED WITH THE QUALITY OF THE COURSE OVERALL.

Entry Requirements

Access qualification

100 hours experience in a relevant work or ministry
(paid or voluntary)

Completion of safe to practice checks( Enhanced DBS)

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Where can you study?

Students attend two teaching days per fortnight at our Nottingham teaching centre and spend the rest of their time in their practice context round the region.