The Bachelor of Arts in Youth and Community Work at University College Cork is a unique and innovative degree program that provides students with the knowledge and skills to become effective professionals in the field of youth work. This three-year program features an interdisciplinary curriculum that combines coursework from sociology, psychology, health promotion, education, law, and other related fields. Students will gain hands-on experience through practical placements where they can learn to support young people with their development needs, while also learning about the impact of community-based initiatives on youth outcomes. Graduates from this program are well prepared for careers as youth workers, community workers, educators, or advocates in a number of settings such as social service agencies or non-profit organizations. With the potential to make a real difference in the lives of marginalized young people in society today, this program offers students a unique opportunity to pursue meaningful careers while making a positive impact on their local communities.