CYM Ireland – Youthlink NI

Study the only Christian-based Youth Work degree in Ireland. 


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:


Prospective Practice Agencies can download the  2019 CYMI Main Placement Info Pack.

Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you have further questions by emailing or ringing Youth Link on 028 9032 3217.