• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration

About

You will participate in a rich and culturally diverse teaching and learning environment and undertake two challenging placements, developing skills for working in complex and dynamic environments. Within the modules you will critically engage with the tensions and challenges of current practice, build a sophisticated knowledge of effective practice and management approaches, debate how youth work and community development can and has responded to shifting government policies and learn how to support inclusive practice that can inspire positive social change.Alongside the modules runs a professional development programme providing further opportunity for you to critically analyse recent developments in the field and to exchange experiences with colleagues and practitioners. In addition, you will gain an understanding of conducting practitioner research and undertake a dissertation.

On this course you will undertake a total of 400 hours of placement practice - half of this time will be spent with young people aged 11-25, with the main focus being 13-19 years. One placement may be in your current place of work, and while both aim to meet the fieldwork practice requirements of the NYA. You will have access to our online learning portal, with 24/7 access to modules and bespoke specialist resources produced by our course team and wider University.Alongside the modules runs a professional development programme providing further opportunity for you to critically analyse recent developments in the field and to exchange experiences with colleagues and practitioners. In addition, you will gain an understanding of conducting practitioner research and undertake a substantial dissertation.

Accreditation

Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Privy Council, Leeds Beckett University (LEEDS MET) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Leeds Beckett University (LEEDS MET) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Critical Perspectives in Youth Work & Community Development
  • Promoting Inclusive Practice
  • Personal & Professional Development (including 150 hours' alternative placement)
  • Dissertation
  • Contemporary Approaches to Management, Leadership & Enterprise
  • The Professional Practitioner - substantive placement (250 hours' minimum placement)
  • Understanding Social Research & Evaluation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    270 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Applicants should have NMC first level registration, at least a second class honours degree in the cognate subject of Health and be able to evidence recent professional development. 
  • The University welcomes applications from mature applicants who demonstrate academic potential. 
  • They usually require some evidence of recent academic study, for example completion of an access course, however recent relevant work experience may also be considered.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11500 GBP per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5500 GBP per year and a duration of 18 months.
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Living costs for Leeds

  • 637 - 1110 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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