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Youth & Community Work

Liverpool Hope University

M.A.
12 months
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8400 GBP/year
4600 GBP/year
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About

The main aim of the MA in Youth and Community Work with JNC professional qualification is to develop skilled, innovative and reflective practitioners, who are able to engage and develop positive relationships within communities, which lead to education and discovery. Through practice workers will demonstrate a clear commitment to promoting participation and empowerment, equality, partnership working and to the personal, social and political development of those involved.

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Overview

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.

Programme Structure

  • 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
  • Dissertation

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

On Campus

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.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

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).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8400 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4600 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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