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The FdSc Youth, Social and Community Studies course offers a contemporary, employer focused programme which combines core academic disciplines with practical, work-based learning. Suiting a range of career interests, this dynamic and diverse Foundation Degree aims to develop students skills to enable them to work with communities, young people and their families and associated services. Demand is growing for qualified practitioners working in children’s and young people’s services and within ... READ MORE

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Full time | Penwith Campus | 2 Years | 18-SEP-23

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Start date and duration

Start date
Full Time
2 Years


Drop-out rate

Employment rate


Entry requirements

Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level

Tuition fees

For students from

Students from Domestic
Students from Other UK
£8,224 per year
Students from England Students from England
£8,224 per year
Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
£8,224 per year
Students from Wales Students from Wales
£8,224 per year
Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
£8,224 per year
Students from Channel Islands
£9,335 per year
Students from EU EU Students
£9,335 per year
International Students
The University Centre Truro & Penwith is spread across two modern campuses in Cornwall, offering over 30 study programmes across 11 subject areas ranging from level four to postgraduate. There is a great range of University level courses and subjects to choose from, and all the courses on offer are approved by the University of Plymouth, University of Greenwich and Pearson. The University Centre’s two campuses are located in Truro and Penzance. There are also additional purpose-built arts centres at the Tregye Campus and the Penzance School of Art. The Truro campus is home to purpose-built facilities spread across 13 different buildings, while Penwith boasts enviable views and modern facilities in a relaxed, coastal environment after £30 million of transformative investment.

Where you'll study

University Centre Truro and Penwith

St Clare Street Penzance
Cornwall And Isles Of Scilly
TR18 2SA United Kingdom Nearest train station: Penzance  0.2 miles away