Working with Young People and Communities - Why Us - University of Derby

Youth Work and Community Development

Social Work students “The teaching is inventive, engaging and aids learning. The lecturing staff have worked in the sector and bring practical experience.” Patrick Aherne, BA (Hons) Working With Young People and Communities

Discover how we can support you to help others.

Study BA (Hons) Youth Work and Community Development* at the University of Derby

Our innovative course:

  • Is described as ‘imaginative’, ‘creative’, ‘inspiring’ and ‘ahead of the field’ by the National Youth Agency
  • Allows you to gain real life experience through work placements, making you more employable
  • Has a positive impact on people’s lives.

Find out more about the course, or book your place on our next Open Day.