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Community and Youth Work 

Maynooth University

Master On Campus
24 months
Duration
14000 EUR/year
6500 EUR/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The MSoc Sc in Community and Youth Work at Maynooth University integrates advanced study in challenging issues facing society today with accredited professional education for key roles in community development, youth work, and associated equality, human rights, international development, local development, local authority, national institutions, and international agency work.

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Overview

The Community and Youth Work programme at Maynooth University  provides an opportunity to engage in education and training in a dialogical environment, combining research and praxis for action, policy influence and advocacy, and participation in shaping society and facilitating young people to reach their potential.

Professional Endorsement:

The MSoc Sc in Community and Youth Work [incorporating the Postgraduate Diploma in Community and Youth Work (PDCYW) is endorsed by the North South Education and Training Standards Board as a professional qualification in Youth Work and by the All Ireland Endorsement Body for Community Work as a professional qualification in Community Work.

Career Options

The programme creates critical thinkers who are engaged professionally to work dynamically in leadership positions in the fields of community development and youth work and a variety of areas such as development, policy analysis, organizational leadership in NGOs and statutory organisations in Ireland, Europe and internationally Graduates are involved in a variety of positions at national, regional, local and international levels in youth projects, community based work and statutory and voluntary organisations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Development and Fieldwork Practice
  • Community Work Principles, Processes and Policies 
  • Youth Work Principles, Processes and Policies 
  • Fundamentals of Equality, Social Justice and Human Rights 
  • Foundations of Social Science 
  • Equality, Social Justice And Human Rights Practice

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
95
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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

Application for entry to the MACYW programme is open to those who:

  • Have a primary degree in one of the social sciences (those holding other primary degrees may be also considered in light of their experience and personal studies).
  • Have experience of / a demonstrated interest in work with communities, youth organisations or projects, minority groups, social movements or international development. Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6500 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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