Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies

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Youth Work (GrDip)

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Program Information

School:Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Arts and Science
Degree:Post-diploma
Field of Study:Youth Services/Administration
Description:The graduate diploma in Youth Work prepares students for work with youth using an applied approach that integrates community youth development with clinical understandings. Emancipatory and psycho-education approaches will be emphasized as well as the capacity for innovative, ethical, and reflexive practice.

As leaders in the youth work field, graduates will have developed advanced intervention skills, the ability to establish facilitative relationships and collaborative strength-based approaches in a range of contexts.
URL:Youth Work (GrDip) at Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies
Course Based:Yes
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $3,774
National: $8,950
International: $19,003

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    The minimum requirement for admission is a Bachelor’s/ Baccalaureate degree with a minimum GPA of 3.00 and two letters of recommendation.

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 95] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 587]

    Evidence of some volunteer or work experience with children or youth is required, and both a letter of intent and interview are required for admission. Candidates must be aware that a Police Check will be required prior to an internship placement.

    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Statement of Research Interests
    • Work Experience

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 24, 2018

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