Youth work and young people's wellbeing

  • Employability and work experience

    During your studies, you will complete a range of organised and voluntary placements that will enhance your learning experience whilst you study and employment prospects when you graduate.

  • Supportive environment

    You'll be taught by expert tutors who have all worked with young people professionally in a variety of roles. They have open-door policies and provide 1:1 support whilst you study so you can successfully carry out your studies. Many tutors are involved in current research and many are published authors, so your education will be enhanced by current industry practice.

  • Become part of our community

    Be part of a vibrant and inclusive learning community of people who want to make a difference in the lives of others and support young people's mental health and well-being.

Our courses allow you to gain the skills needed to connect with and support young people in your future career. Whether you want to gain the skills to interact with young people in the digital age or explore how you can support children and young people's health and wellbeing, discover everything you're capable of with our courses.

Our courses

  • Children and Young People's Health and Wellbeing
  • Youth Work in the Digital Age
  • BA (Hons) Working With Children And Families (Top-up)


If you want to help others but you're not sure which route to take you may also be interested in:

Student Testimonial

Sharon Palmer, Health and Social Care StudentSharon Palmer

BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care with Integrated Foundation Year

"After researching, speaking with colleagues and friends, and reaching out to local universities, Cumbria felt like the best option for me. The staff at the university were extremely helpful and supportive and it seemed there were many mature students already attending the university."

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