What level is the course?
- FHEQ L4 & 5
(equivalent to study in the first and second years of an undergraduate degree)
How will you be assessed?
Computer Marked Assignments (CMAs)
A range of Tutor Marked Assignments (TMAs), including:
- Case studies
- Reflective accounts
- Briefing papers
Who accredits the course?
How long will it take to complete?
- 108 weeks (just over two years part-time)
What are the entry requirements?
We are firmly committed to a policy of open learning and there are no specific entry requirements for this course, you just need to be motivated to succeed. However, to join this practice-based course you must be employed or volunteering within the youth custody service, youth justice system or allied area for the equivalent of at least one day a week.
*From 2022 an academic Diploma of Higher Education will also be available for those who are not already working in the sector – please contact us for more information.
See Student Support for how we can help you during your course to realise your full potential.
What does it cost?
- The total cost of the FDYJ for 2021/22 is £4800
- For holders of the YJEPC the cost is £3900
- For holders of the PCEP the cost is £4200
All prices are inclusive of VAT
Payment plans are available – please see Fees and Funding for more information. If you are being sponsored on this course, please have your sponsor details ready when you register.
When can you start?