CYM Ireland – Youthlink NI
Study the only Christian-based Youth Work degree in Ireland.
ALL WHILST BEING ON PLACEMENT.
CYM Ireland offers individuals the opportunity to study for an Honours Degree in Youth Work, Communities and Practical Theology, rooted within a Christian framework, awarded by Staffordshire University and with JNC professional recognition from NSETS.
Learn through doing by combining study and practical youth work
Alongside weekly classes based at the Youth Link Training and Resource Centre in Belfast, student also spend a significant proportion of their week working in a Practice Agency developing practical youth work skills.
Students are based in the same Practice Agency for the duration of the degree developing practical skills, which will enhance employability upon graduation. Practice agencies are located across the country and can be in any youth work setting.
Some recent examples include:
- Youth Initiatives
- Reach Mentoring
- Carnmoney Church
- Dromore Youth for Christ
- Clonard Youth Ministry
- Cullybackey Methodist
- Lurgan YMCA
Prospective Practice Agencies can download the 2019 CYMI Main Placement Info Pack.