Youth and community work is a unique and value-based practice that seeks to support and foster the development of young people and the wider community to enable all to reach their full potential. Underpinned by strong values of social justice Youth and Community Workers seek to critically analyse the social world and nurture the development of others through collaborative and creative practice leading to social change.This new MA Youth and Community Work programme has been designed in partnership with service users and leading professionals employed in the field. This collaboration ensures teaching is current and reflective of today’s youth and community work agenda preparing you effectively for a successful career.
Why choose Liverpool Hope?
- Study within a department committed to innovative and participatory teaching methods.
- An experienced and research-active teaching team with expertise in youth work and community development, participatory practice, childhood and youth studies, anti-oppressive practice, mental health, youth justice and radical community work.
- Opportunities to experience international perspectives through department field trips and overseas placements.
- This course has an intake limited to 25 students providing an encouraging environment to build positive peer group support and an opportunity to work closely with teaching staff.
For more information, download the Youth & Community Work MA Leaflet
This degree is available as a full time course for all international students.
- Youth Work Theory and Practice
- Practice Placement 1: Linked to Youth Work Theory and Practice
- Community Empowerment for Social Change
- Critical Themes and Issues Influencing Contemporary Practice
- Managing Youth and Community Work
- Advanced Research Seminars
- Dissertation Preparation and Research Methods
- Practice Placement 2
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
DisciplinesSocial Work Psychology View 735 other Masters in Psychology in United Kingdom
- Normally a First Class or Upper Second Class Honours Degree in a relevant discipline.
- Applications from students who do not hold a 1st or 2:1 Honours Degree (or equivalent) will be asked to demonstrate potential to achieve a Masters award via a sample of academic writing and interview before an offer is made.
- Appropriate and relevant experience.
- Enhanced DBS Clearance.
International8400 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 8400 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA4600 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 4600 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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