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Youth and Community Development Studies

Master
12 months
Duration
14600 GBP/year
5550 GBP/year
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About

The Youth and Community Development Studies course from De Montfort University accommodates the advanced professional needs of experienced practitioners seeking to develop their knowledge and understanding of their practice and the rapidly changing contexts in which they work.

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Overview

Many of our graduates go into a wide range of senior posts in youth and community development work and in other related health and educational services in both the statutory and voluntary sector, all over the world.

Reasons to study the  Youth and Community Development Studies course from  De Montfort University :

  • Benefit from the flexibility of being able to tailor your learning specifically to your career interests and increase your employment opportunities - choose from two pathways

  • Opportunities to study part-time alongside your work commitments mainly through flexible distance learning

  • Develop as an innovative, progressive practitioner, able to engage reflectively with concepts and practices of social justice and equality

  • We have an international reputation in the field, with over 55 years’ professional training experience and international work

  • Our experienced practitioner and research-based staff, and diverse range of practice-related modules enable you to achieve planned change through the process of education, development and practice orientated research - ensuring your learning is relevant to current practice and initiatives

  • Benefit from inter-professional learning as the course attracts professionals, worldwide, from a variety of settings and sectors, including: Parenting education, youth work, children’s centres, sexual health, drug abuse, housing and homelessness, youth offending, disability, mental health, community development, domestic violence, local government sector, voluntary and not-for-profit sector and non-governmental organisations

Graduate careers

Many of our graduates work in a wide range of senior posts in youth work and community development work and in other related health and educational services in both public and voluntary organisations, all over the world.

An MA is a recommended qualification for workers who want to hold senior positions. The MA is recognised internationally as a valid postgraduate level of study and its content is relevant for issues relating to a developing country’s youth and community provision.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Theory and Practice of Community Development 
  • Theory and Practice of Youth Work
  • Health and Social Research Methods
  • Issues of Health and Well-being
  • Mental Health
  • Contemporary Social Issues

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits
  • PgDip: 120 credits
  • MSc: 180 credits

Delivered

Blended
  • Regular mandatory meetings

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Demonstration of ability to work at master’s level which can be achieved through having a first degree, normally at 2:2 or above, or by having a range of academic and work experience
  • You are normally expected to have a professional qualification in an area related to work
  • You must be engaged in at least 12 hours’ appropriate work, paid or unpaid, per week
  • You should also normally have:

    • A commitment to anti-oppressive practice
    • Relevant and significant field experience

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14600 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5550 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5550 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

We are committed to helping our graduates enhance their careers and personal development through further study, which is why we offer the Vice-Chancellor’s 2020 Scholarship. This gives DMU graduates a tuition fee discount of up to 50 per cent on selected full-time and part-time postgraduate courses, based on academic achievement and merit.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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